Meteorite from the Moon

Meteorite from the Moon

. Polarized light brings out the structure of a thin slice of a meteorite that probably came from the Moon. The abundance of several elements found in this meteorite are virtually identical with those found in rocks returned from the Moon, and unlike those found in any other meteorite or terrestrial rock. (Courtesy of Darrell Henry, NASA.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University