You Can Own A Piece Of The Moon When Rare Meteorite Goes Up For Auction

October 10, 2018

By Meredith Ganzman

If you’ve ever asked for the moon, here’s your chance to own a piece of it.

This lunar meteorite, known as (boo-ag-bah) “Buagaba” or “The Moon Puzzle,” is going up for auction.

It’s made from six pieces of the actual moon that fit together and weigh almost 12 lbs.

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Experts says it shot off the surface of the moon and traveled a quarter-million miles to earth. It was ultimately found in Northwest Africa.

The meteorite is valued at $500,000- the perfect gift this holiday season for someone who is literally out of this world.