September 26, 2012
A naturally sculpted Gibeon iron meteorite was discovered by indigenous tribesmen in Namibia with a metal detector. It will be offered at a sale of more than 125 meteorites on Oct. 14 and is estimated to bring $140,000 to $180,000.
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A New York City auction will offer 125 meteorites for sale, including a large chunk of the moon and a 179-pound iron cosmic rock that evokes Edvard Munch’s iconic painting “The Scream.”