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Rio Rancho meteorite

Rio Rancho teen finds 2-pound meteorite

After years of searching and several thousand misses, 13-year-old Jansen Lyons finally found his first meteorite - and the first one for Rio Rancho, too.
Lyons, a tenacious and fast-talking teen who lives in Rio Rancho, found the space rock in September of last year, but it wasn't until last week that experts at the University of New Mexico's Institute of Meteoritics confirmed its authenticity - and described the find as "extraordinary."

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