METEORITE SILVER PENDANT
A piece of genuine Campo del Cielo Meteorite set in a .925 Sterling Silver pendant. A gnarly piece of ancient outer space you can wear with you every day. The way this has been crafted, only the Meteorite itself shows from the front, with the silver fitting on the back of the pendant. Comes in a pouch with black cord necklace.
Pendant 3cm x 1.6cm, 6.72g
Campo del Cielo, Argentina.
This is a Nickel Iron rough octahedrite meteorite, classification IAB. Believed to have fallen to earth over Argentina between 4000 and 6000 years ago.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses a Meteoric Iron Knife from King Tutankhamun’s Tomb. Ancient Man would have thought Meteorites to be a gift from the skies. Man made weapons like swords, knives, spears and arrow heads from meteorites. Found in the form of meteorites that have impacted the Earth’s surface.
A few rare terrestrial gabbros and sulfide deposits do contain elemental iron-nickel deposits, these are the only truly native iron-nickel. The two elements are combined with 6% to 75% nickel.