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moon rocks in montana

Want to pretend you’re on the Moon? Just move to Montana

May 5th, 2020

Moonrock analogs can be found right here on Earth, and Montana is now a major source of simulated lunar material for NASA.  The mineral anorthosite is common on the Moon, but more difficult to find here on Earth.  A mining location in Montana has proven to be a treasure trove of the mineral, which is …