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November 27, 2009

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devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1259366377 ) Play

1, a meteorite is super famous because of 2. Identify 1, put some details about 2.

1. 280px-ALH84001

2.  300px-ALH84001_structures

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Answer:

Quoting Dibyo

ALH 84001 was found in Antarctica during the 1984-1985 Antarctic summer. It was found by a team of meteorite hunters from the ANSMET program, which is sponsored by the Polar Programs Office of the U.S. National Science Foundation

The rock has crystalline lines which scientists thought were mineral deposits that replaced bacteria. This assumption was far fetched. The lines are simply strings of crystals that normally form on Earth in a magnetic field

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