lunar rock

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lunar rock

[′lü·nər ′räk]
(astronomy)
Rock found on the moon.
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Moon rocks and dust go on show in Cardiff MOON rock and dust brought back from the moon will be on show to the public in Cardiff next week.
Staff and students at City College Coventry were lucky enough to borrow a case full of priceless pieces of meteorite and fragments of moon rock.
Available in four starry shades: Constellation, Moon Rock, Comet and Star Beam, it's perfect for a high-glam party look (bobbibrown.
Pupils at Almondbury Community School got a rare lunar treat when they were given a glimpse of actual moon rock.
PUPILS of King's Academy were given the chance to get their hands on samples of moon rock which were loaned for use in physics lessons.
Be sure to touch the moon rock just inside the door facing the mall," said a TripAdvisor reviewer.
Earlier analyses had shown Moon rock to have originated entirely from the Earth whereas computer simulations had shown that the Moon ought to have been mostly derived from Theia.
But so valuable are the irreplaceable chunks of moon rock that the media was banned from reporting their week long visit until they were safely back under lock and key in the Science Council's vaults.
Ireland's Apollo 11 moon rock is currently known to be somewhere at the bottom of a rubbish dump after it was thrown out with the rest of the debris after a fire at a Dublin observatory.
Cernan, now 79, was on the final Apollo moon landing in 1972 and famously left the initials of his daughter Tracy written into moon rock.
Many of the moon rocks have been returned to their rightful countries over the course of time, such as the more recent case of the Nicaragua Apollo 11 moon rock found in the hands of a Las Vegas casino mogul.
The Washington cathedral includes the famous stained glass Space Window, housing a moon rock brought back by Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin from their Apollo 11 mission.