Earths oldest rocks jack hills zircon banded iron apex
The pair were not on the southeast coast of the arabian peninsula to hunt for gold, gems, or fossils. they were there for meteorites. omans untouched landscape, monotone taupe background, and arid climate make for ideal hunting conditions. the trip was proving to be particularly successfulmdashfarmer claimed a find that had once rested on the moon. he knew a collector who would want it, so he called from the field to arrange a 45,000 sale. for his part, ward found a watermelon-size specimen, weighing nearly 100 pounds, that could easily be worth 60,000.