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A huge Moon rocks, getting ready to go on the show

to connectVideoHuge rocks from the moon that had been set up in order to go see it at the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum

The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum is set to showcase a huge chunks of the Moon that crashed into Earth as meteorites.

The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum is set to showcase a huge chunks of the Moon that crashed into Earth as meteorites.

“They’re lunar meteorites, they are not pieces of the Moon that were brought back, such as in the Apollo missions, but the room was on the Ground,” Barbra Barrett, the Museum’s director, told Fox News. The Museum, in Bethel, Maine, is set to open in late summer.

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Ejected into space after the asteroid hit the Moon, creating craters on the moon’s surface, the rocks provide a fascinating look at Earth’s natural satellite.

The soon-to-be-open Museum, said to be the home to some of the key pieces of the Moon to the Earth, and to the house of the Moon, of the 10 largest natural history museums in the world combined into one. In total, the collection contains 40,000 gems, and minerals, and 6000 meteors. In addition to the stars, the Moon, and there are fragments of Mars, as well as a piece of the asteroid Vesta, is in the permanent collection of the museum.

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The Moon is a rock, is in the permanent collection of the Museum, for example, weighs in at 15 kilos, 33 lbs. “It’s the biggest piece of that, they will be brought back during the Apollo missions, and it is around 11 pounds,” Barrett told Fox News, noting that the museum has, the bigger the rocks in the collection.

A small piece of an asteroid or comet, also known as a meteor. If it’s in the Earth’s atmosphere, it becomes a meteor or a fireball or a shooting star. The pieces of rock that hit the ground, and of great value to collectors, are the rocks.

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July 20 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.

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