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Rock Found in Morocco New Type of Martian Meteorite

A dark lump of rock found in the Moroccan desert in 2011 is a new type of Martian meteorite, say scientists.

Weighing 320g, the stone has been given the formal name Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 - but is nicknamed "Black Beauty".

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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