460 gms Campo Meteorite on Magnetic Stand
Lot 4118¤
Select Fist-Sized Campo del Cielo Meteorite
Sold for US$ 275 inc. premium
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Select Fist-Sized Campo del Cielo Meteorite
Iron-nickel – Coarse octahedrite
Gran Chaco, Argentina

A unique, aesthetically pleasing shape and numerous small regmaglypts scattered over the surface recommend this Campo del Cielo specimen. Recovered high in the mountains, this specimen exhibits superior preservation to those specimens uncovered in lower altitudes, which tend to be rusted by ground water. First recorded by the Spanish in 1576, the fall of Campo del Cielo iron-nickel meteorites occurred thousands of years before. weight 460 gms.
3 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/2 in

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  • Please note the image for this lot is labeled 4117 in the catalog.
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