WEEK IN PHOTOS: Pagan Fire Fest, Fukang Meteorite, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Pagan Fire Fest, Fukang Meteorite, More
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New York, New York, April 30, 2008—Marvin Kilgore holds a slice of his Fukang meteorite at Bonham's Auction house in New York City.

The object, found in Asia's Gobi desert in 2000, is thought to be as old as the solar system.

Kilgore had hoped to fetch up to U.S. $2.7 million for the rock, but there were no takers.

Instead a fossilized pile up of dinosaur feces stole the show, selling for nearly U.S. $1,000.

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