Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 5.4 g

Description
Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 5.4 g
Chaco, Argentina

Campo del Cielo pendant mounted on silver.

The meteoric fragments impacted in a region located at the border of the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero in Argentina, at 1,000 km northwest of Buenos Aires. The craters field covers an area of 3 km x 20 and contains at least 20 craters, the largest measuring 115 metres long x 91 meters wide, with a depth in the middle of 2 meters. The deepest crater has a depth of 5 meters. At least two of the craters contain thousands of small metal fragments. The area covered by smaller fragments extends beyond 60 km.

Lot details
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Campo del Cielo
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Iron meteorite
Supplement
Silver pendant, Campo del Cielo
Weight
5.4 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Chaco
Origin (Country)
Argentina
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