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Meteorite Fragment - Argentina - 0.81g Pair

Meteorite Fragment - Argentina - 0.81g Pair

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This meteorite fragment is from the famous Campo del Cielo craters in northern Argentina.

The 4.5 billion year old meteorite is estimated to have impacted sometime around 2700BC. It broke up upon entering the atmosphere and caused a 3 by 18.5 kilometre crater field consisting of 26 craters, the largest of which is about 115 meters across.

The largest individual fragment of the meteorite is 30.8 tonnes which is the third largest individual piece discovered to date.

The composition is just under 93% Iron. The rest is made up of a mostly nickel and trace amounts of other metals.

This fragment has been inspected by a qualified geologist, meteorite and tektite specialist and to the best of their ability, verified to be genuine specimen.

You will receive the individual fragment shown in the images inside a gem case.

 

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