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.
Weighing 28 kilograms
- The weight on this lot is incorrect. It actual weight is 27lbs (or 12.2 kilos).