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It’s very rare that we discover something on our planet that was around before we were even a small speck. But every once in a while, we do—and this meteorite is a living testament. Scientists estimate the new discovery to be approximately 4.6 billion years old, almost as old as the solar system itself.New discoveries like this one bring us a small step closer in piecing together what an earlier version of Earth might have looked like.
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