Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History says it has obtained 234 pieces of the meteorite that slammed into Russia's Urals region in February.
The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago may be preparing to sell its rare book collection, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.
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A meteorite that was stolen from an Arizona museum decades ago has been returned to the Meteor Crater east of Flagstaff, Ariz., officials said.