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Meteorites fail to make a splash at auction

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Fifteen minutes of fame doesn’t always translate into big bucks. This was spectacularly true of two meteorites which, though exceptional in size, failed to fetch sky-high prices at auction on Sunday. Bidding for both rocks stalled at around one-third of their valuations, and they were withdrawn from sale at Bonhams auction house in New York. “Bidding for both rocks stalled at around one-third of their valuations” The Brenham meteorite, which was found in Kansas in 2005 and is the largest of its kind, was expected to attract bids of $700,000, while a chunk of the 15.5-tonne Willamette Meteorite,