Campo del Cielo Meteorite Sphere
Lot 3193
Campo del Cielo Meteorite Sphere
Sold for US$ 732 inc. premium
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Natural History New York
17 May 2011 13:00 EDT

Auction 19371
Lot Details
Campo del Cielo Meteorite Sphere
Iron, Coarse Octahedrite
Gran Chaco, Argentina

This heavy sphere has been polished and etched to display its beautiful Widmanstatten pattern. The famous Campo del Cielo meteorite fell to Earth over 4,000 years ago in one of the largest and most dramatic falls of the last 10,000 years. Evoking an alien planet, this impressive sphere is offered with a lucite display stand.
Measures 2in, Weighs 805g
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