Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 49.1×25.8×17.6 mm - 49.5 g - (1)

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Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 49.1×25.8×17.6 mm - 49.5 g - (1)
Argentina

“Campo del Cielo” meteorite




The Campo del Cielo iron meteorite was first mentioned in 1576. The discovery site consists of a field of 122 pits and craters, the largest one measures 70 m in diameter and is 5 m deep. In the last two centuries, numerous, partially very heavy masses were recovered here, with a total estimated weight of 30-50 t, which makes Campo del Cielo the third largest meteorite after Hoba and Cape York.


Name: Campo del Cielo

Weight: 49.50 g

Size: 49.1 x 25.8 x 17.6 mm

Type: Coarse octahedrite (iron meteorite)

Discovery site: Campo del Cielo, Gran Chaco Gualamba, Argentina

Impact: 4,000 to 6,000 years ago
Composition: Approx. 93% Fe, 6.68% Ni, 0.43% Co, 0.25% P, 87 ppm Ga, 407 ppm Ge, 3.6 ppm Ir.

Authenticity guaranteed, IMCA member number 0099.

Insured and registered shipping.

Lot details
Number of items
1
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Campo del Cielo
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Iron meteorite
Dimensions
49.1×25.8×17.6 mm
Weight
49.5 g
Origin (Country)
Argentina
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