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Scientists discover Oldest Meteorite Collection on Earth's surface in Atacama desert, Chile

Scientists discover the oldest meteorite collection on Earths's surface in Atacama desert, Chile, allowing them to reconstruct the rate of falling meteorites over the past 2 million years. Antarctica & hot deserts both host a large % of meteorites on Earth; they are rarely older than half a million years. The Atacama desert is very old, over 10 million years & hosts the densest collection of meteorite in the world.