5.4" 3.7LB NanDan METEORITE 1680g Nickel Iron Witnessed Fall 1516 China for sale

Product Code: EB0816METC4
Availability: In Stock
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Location NanDan, Guangxi, China
Size 5.4" x 4.5" x 1.7"
Suggested Stand A suitable display stand comes free with this specimen.

This meteorite is one of the specimens that fell in 1516. It came from the celebrated NanDan meteorite field, site of the witnessed fall in that year. It has a bright surface with a burnished metallic luster, and is composed of nickel and iron. The shape is the result of the meteorite streaking through the atmosphere and heating up to the melting point, then crashing into the earth. It weighs 3.7 pounds.