Spectacular Campo del Cielo meteorite, a variety that came to the Earth approximately 4,500 years ago, falling in present-day Argentina; the largest iron-meteorite rain ever known. It was used by the pre-Columbian peoples to manufacture metal utensils, and it really amazed the Spaniards upon their arrival in America.
This meteorite has the extreme beauty of a special meteorite, given its uniqueness and diverse shape.
A great piece for your collection.
Classification: 92.6% iron, 6.68% nickel, 0.43 cobalt, 0.25% phosphorus, 87 ppm gallium and 407 ppm germanium.
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Having a meteorite is having a small fragment of the universe.
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- Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
- Campo del Cielo
- Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
- Iron meteorite
- 20×34.9×41.8 mm
- 85.8 g
- Origin (Region/ City)
- Origin (Country)