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Brian Harold Mason (19172009) was a New Zealand born geochemist and mineralogist who was one of the pioneers in the study of meteorites.
Mason has played a leading part in understanding the nature of the solar system through his studies of meteorites and lunar rocks.

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Brian H. Mason, 92, a Smithsonian scientist who was internationally known for his study of meteorites and moon rocks and who was the first to discover that a rock found in Antarctica came from the moon, died of renal failure Dec. 3 at his home in Chevy Chase.

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