Christie’s auction house in London is the fifth-largest moonstone ever found on Earth. The price rose to 2 million pounds or about 21 crore Bangladeshi rupees. News this period.
The rock weighing 13.5 kg probably fell from the moon’s chest due to a meteor or a comet. The stone was recovered from the Sahara Desert. This moon stone is known as NWA12691.
So far, a total of 650 kg of moon stones have been found on Earth. There is a strange feeling in holding an object outside of this world, said James Hislop, head of Christie’s Department of Science and Natural History.
This stone, about the size of a football, looks like the stone of the moon when it was carried by NASA’s Apollo space mission.