Moon Rock Testing provide a piece of the Moon for a Competition: Win a piece of moon rock


The New Scientist is a magazine about Science news and scientific articles.


In 2009 the magazine New Scientist contacted me (Luc Labenne owner of Labenne Meteorites company and the web site because they were looking for something to mark the anniversary of the Apollo missions and because the Prof Colin Pillinger of the Open University suggested that I might be able to provide a moon rock to be used in a contest for their readers.

The prize was a part of the lunar meteorite, known as Dhofar 458, found by me on 3 April 2001 in the Sultanate of Oman's in the Dhofar region.

Follow the analysis of this piece of the lunar meteorite to find out if it's genuine.