Green Meteorite Found In Morocco Is Likely From Mercury, Scientists SaySubmitted by emalvini on Sun, 03/31/2013 - 13:11
Green Meteorite Found In Morocco Is Likely From Mercury, Scientists Say
Date: Mar 30, 2013 09:17 PM EDT
Scientists surveying and studying a collection of 35 meteorites that landed in Morocco last year, say that a mysterious green rock dubbed NWA 7325 is likely from Mercury, according to reports.
The green meteorite is under examination by a group of scientists at the University of Washington. The findings were presented during the 44th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas.
NWA 7325 has a lower magnetic strength compared to other space rocks scientists have surveyed, Anthony Irving, a meteorite scientist from the University of Washington said, according to Space.com.