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Lake Murray's meteorite
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Lake Murray's meteorite, the largest of its kind ever found and the fifth largest in the world, was cut in half at the Institute of Meteorites in New Mexico, allowing a rare glimpse into the inside of the 90 million-year-old object.
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A single 254kg mass of Lake Murray with an iron-shale coating up to 6 inches thick was found in a gully in 1933 and recognised as a meteorite in 1952. At 110 million years, this is the oldest meteorite yet discovered. Lake Murray was found in undisturbed Antler Sandstone dating from the Lower Cretaceous, suggesting that Lake Murray landed in a near-shore shallow sea while these beds were being deposited about 110 million years ago.
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Lake Murray is an iron meteorite that was found in Carter County, Oklahoma USA.

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