Direct from Mars

Get a glimpse of one of the rarest items on earth: a meteorite from Mars.


The second-largest Mars rock in private hands, Dar al Gani 1037
This is the main mass of DaG 1037, an igneous Martian shergottite meteorite discovered in 1999 in the Dar al Gani desert of Libya. Meteorites are often found in North West Africa, not because they land there more often, but because they are easy to spot as peculiar objects in the desert sands. (It’s like searching for your car keys where the streetlight shines bright).
— Steve Jurvetson

More photos and information about the Mars rock here.

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