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Fraser
2005-Sep-11, 10:56 AM
SUMMARY: Researchers have found a new meteorite which they believe originated from Mars. The 715 gram (1.6 pound) black rock was discovered during a meteorite search in Antarctica. A total of 1358 meteorites were discovered during the search last year, but this one is unmistakably Martian in origin, according to scientists classifying the meteorites. Scientists from around the world are invited to request samples of the rock, dubbed MIL 03346, for their research. Perhaps it will be able to help clear up the controversy about whether life was found in that other rock from Mars.

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