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12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

BOSTON --- A 12-pound (5.5 kilogram) chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000. Boston-based RR Auction announced Friday the $612,500 winning bid for the meteorite, composed of six fragments that fit together like a puzzle, came from a representative working with the Tam Chuc Pagoda complex in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam. RR predicted it would get $500,000 at auction. The meteorite was found last year in a remote area of Mauri

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