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When a meteorite hits the moon, I notice that the crater is still there but what happens to the meteorite? The same thing in Arizona, where there is a big crater, what happened to that meteorite?



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The meteorite breaks up into little pieces; some of it may also vaporize. Many pieces of the one responsible for the Arizona crater have been found.

John Hawley


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