Meteorite 47 For Sale at a bargain price of $47. A gnarly Meteorite from Campo del Cielo, Argentina. Who doesn’t love meteorites? Amazing little chunks of metal from space. Humans were using this amazing resource well before the Iron Age. This is a Nickel Iron rough octahedrite meteorite, which has a classification of IAB. There is a wealth of information available from this particular meteorite fall. Evidence of this meteorite was re-discovered by the Spanish in the 1500’s. It is believed to have fallen to earth over Argentina between 4000 and 6000 years ago, creating several craters in the process. Many large specimens from this event grace museums around the world. This specimen is mounted on a small acrylic display pad for enhanced display. Included is a small neodymium magnet to show the magnetic properties of Iron. Real Star Dust so buy one and make a wish upon a shooting Star.
Campo del Cielo, Argentina.
3.7cm x 2cm x 1.4cm, 36g.