Lot 2093
Meteorite Sphere
Sold for US$ 3,818 inc. premium
Auction Details
Natural History Los Angeles
16 Jan 2005 12:00 PST

Auction 13070
Lot Details
Meteorite Sphere
Meteorite Sphere
Iron, coarse octahedrite
Gran Chaco, Argentina
Resplendent with patterning displaying the polycrystalline, coarse octahedrite crystal formation characteristic of Campo del Cielo specimens, this large meteorite sphere is at once aesthetically alluring and scientifically fascinating. Containing a significant amount of silicate-graphite-troilite inclusions, Campo del Cielo differs from many meteorites in that the crystalline structure is much larger.
Diameter 5½in
Weighing 28 kilograms

Saleroom notices

  • The weight on this lot is incorrect. It actual weight is 27lbs (or 12.2 kilos).
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