Heart-shaped meteorite up for auction for Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped meteorite up for auction for Valentine's Day

Feb. 4, 2019– Mary Greeley News – If you’re looking for something “out of this world” for your Valentine, this might just be the ticket!

Bidding begins on Wednesday at Christie’s for this heart-shaped meteorite.

It’s one of many small pieces of a larger chunk of iron that began its journey to earth after splitting from an asteroid belt.

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The fragments were found in Siberia in 1947.

The winning bid is expected to go as high as half a million dollars.

Mary Greeley News

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