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Meteorite found in Coloma

A meteorite called CM chondrite fell near Coloma, Calif., on April 22, which was tracked by scientists using weather radar. The meteorite is a rare class that contains water and carbon compounds that are similar to those responsible for producing life on Earth. The meteorite fell near where gold was first discovered in California in 1848. The fireball prompted a massive search by scientists and collectors.
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