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    For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon

    A 12-pound (5.5 kilogram) lunar meteorite discovered in Northwest Africa last year is up for auction by Boston-based RR Auction and could sell for $500,000 or more during online bidding that runs from Thursday until Oct. 18.

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    It is "one of the most important meteorites available for acquisition anywhere in the world today," and one of the biggest pieces of the moon ever put up for sale, RR said.
    The rock classified as NWA 11789, also known as "Buagaba," was found last year in a remote area of Mauritania but probably plunged to Earth thousands of years ago.
    The meteorite is actually composed of six fragments that fit together like a puzzle. The largest of those pieces weighs about 6 pounds.

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    Are you going to get it Jeff?
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    That's fairly cool.
    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

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    I want it! I am going to start a GoFundMe page - will let everyone know the URL - give until it hurts! I have a place on my desk just waiting for it! Hurry up and give before time runs out! I am so darn excited!
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    Are you going to get it Jeff?
    naaa it's broken into 6 pieces
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