1.9" 5.3oz Genuine Nickel-Iron METEORITE Campo Del Cielo Argentina 1576 for sale

$115.00
Product Code: EB1118META4
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Location Campo del Cielo meteorite field, near Gran Chaco, Gualamba, Chaco, Argentina
Size 1.9" x 1.7" x 1.1"

Here is a meteorite from Campo del Cielo in Argentina. Meteorites from this area were first found by Spanish explorers in 1576. It is colored a dark metallic brownish black, with shallow depressions that look like tiny thumbprints (called regmaglypts). This is a very 3-dimensional nickel-iron meteorite composed mainly of iron (92.6%) and nickel (6.7%). It weighs 5.3 ounces (149 grams). No damage.