2.9" 342g 12oz Nickel-Iron METEORITE from Witnessed Fall in 1516 China for sale

$125.00
Product Code: EB0818METC4
Availability: In Stock
 
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Location NanDan, Guangxi, China
Size 2.9" x 1.9" x 1.4"
Suggested Stand Small 2" Peg Stand

Here is a 12 ounce nickel-iron meteorite that was witnessed falling in 1516 in Nantan, China. The surface features a burnished metallic sheen, and the piece has been shaped by the heat of its fiery passage through the earth's atmosphere. Pieces like this one have always been highly prized by collectors, and this is a very good example of the material from this historic fall.