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A long time ago, in the Mesozoic Era, lived huge reptiles that roamed the world. Those reptiles ate and killed one another. Others ate plants peacefully. Those ancient reptiles were known as dinosaurs. The word 'dinosaur' actually means 'terrible lizard'. Deino as in 'terrible' and saur as in 'lizard'. But of course, dinosaurs were not lizards. They are only huge reptiles. Earth, at that time, had no continents at all.

There was only one whole continent called Pangaea which dinosaurs roamed. Dinosaurs were both meat-eaters and plant-eaters and walked on two and four legs. Today, there are no such things as dinosaurs. I will tell you why later The Mesozoic Era can be divided into three parts: Trassic, Jurassic and Craterous. In the Trassic Period, the first dinosaurs were formed from the sea. This included Plesiosaurus, Elasmosaurus, Mozasaur and many more.

The Jurassic period was the time where the Pterosaurs were formed. Tyrannosaurus Rex also existed at that time. There was a movie called 'Jurassic Park', which shows what will happen if people existed during the Jurassic Period. That is why it is the most popular of the three periods.

The Craterous Period, the second most popular, was the time where the dinosaurs died out and became extinct. The Triceratops, Stegosaurus, T.Rex and the Sauropods existed at that time.

Fossils were the remaining of animals which died. Droppings, footprints and even teeth can describe a dinosaur clearly. The first step of fossilization is that the corpse gets buried in Sediment over and over again. It is then decomposed later.

There are many theories of why dinosaurs died. The climate may have became colder and the dinosaurs, which were used to the warm climate, died. Another theory is that a gigantic meteorite crashed into earth, and killed them off. However, the thousands of clues found do not explain the Mesozoic Era completely. There are still many mysteries waiting to be discovered.

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Where to find a Meteorite?

Say I wanted to find a meteor rock that fell from space. Is there any place on Earth where I would be more likely to find one, and how rare would it be?

The best place for meteorite hunting is Antarctica, because the fallen meteors just lay there on the ice to be discovered.

Metal Detecting for Rare Pallasite Meteorites in Glorieta NM




MeteoriteNWA 3133 ACH prim149 Grams CV7 Extremely Rare
MeteoriteNWA 3133 ACH prim149 Grams CV7 Extremely Rare

$6.50 (5 Bids)
12h 48m remaining

War Of The Worlds Spaceship UFO Model Display Floats In Mid Air Meteorite Rare
War Of The Worlds Spaceship UFO Model Display Floats In Mid Air Meteorite Rare

$149.00
3d 23h 36m remaining

RARE Moldavite Faceted Heart HIGH GRADE Gemstone Meteorite Tektite AUTHENTIC
RARE Moldavite Faceted Heart HIGH GRADE Gemstone Meteorite Tektite AUTHENTIC

$42.46
21d 4h 49m remaining

Campo Cielo Meteor Meteorite Rare Very Old Outer Space Dust 2g Collection LOTUS
Campo Cielo Meteor Meteorite Rare Very Old Outer Space Dust 2g Collection LOTUS

$9.99
27d 10h 41m remaining

1983 Gaylord H4 Meteorite Smith Co Kansas USA 76 grams Very Rare
1983 Gaylord H4 Meteorite Smith Co Kansas USA 76 grams Very Rare

$58.00
24d 7h 6m remaining

RARE Moldavite Faceted HIGH GRADE Gemstone Meteorite Impactite Tektite AUTHENTIC
RARE Moldavite Faceted HIGH GRADE Gemstone Meteorite Impactite Tektite AUTHENTIC

$49.95
26d 13h 45m remaining

Meteorite NWA 1242 rare mesosiderite A2 1627 g
Meteorite NWA 1242 rare mesosiderite A2 1627 g

$17.50 (9 Bids)
7h 21m remaining

Meteorite Museum Collector LOT Rare Pallasite Diogenite Mesosiderite Seymchan
Meteorite Museum Collector LOT Rare Pallasite Diogenite Mesosiderite Seymchan

$229.99
1d 11h 59m remaining

Iron Meteorite Museum Collector LOT Rare Odessa Taza Canyon Diablo Sikhote Alin
Iron Meteorite Museum Collector LOT Rare Odessa Taza Canyon Diablo Sikhote Alin

$399.99
1d 14h 21m remaining

AMAZING METEORITE  Very Rare Just Cleaned Fast Shipping Good Size Space Chunk
AMAZING METEORITE Very Rare Just Cleaned Fast Shipping Good Size Space Chunk

$9.48
5d 10h 28m remaining

Meteorite ROEBOURNE Rare Iron found Australia 1894 Recrystallized Annealed
Meteorite ROEBOURNE Rare Iron found Australia 1894 Recrystallized Annealed

$36.00 (14 Bids)
5h 19m remaining

NWA 5206 LL305 Meteorite 519g Very Rare Part Slice Low Tkw 128 Grams
NWA 5206 LL305 Meteorite 519g Very Rare Part Slice Low Tkw 128 Grams

$99.99
23d 20h 3m remaining



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