Two minerals never seen on Earth before were discovered in a gigantic meteorite weighing 16.5 tons.
Samples of the meteorite were taken and sent to the University of Alberta for classification, where researchers discovered the minerals. Researchers also said they may have identified a third new mineral, though it was still being reviewed. The findings were introduced at the university’s Space Exploration Symposium on Nov. 21 and 22.
For more, check out this USA Today story.