Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 42.8×35.6×15.2 mm - 80.93 g - (1)

Campo del Cielo Iron meteorite - 42.8×35.6×15.2 mm - 80.93 g - (1)

Meteorite Campo del Cielo

The iron meteorite Campo del Cielo 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 to 50 t, which makes Campo del Cielo the third largest meteorite after Hoba and Cape York.

Name: Campo del Cielo

Weight: 80.93 g

Dimensions: 42.8 mm x 35.6 mm x 15.2 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.

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Lot details
Number of items
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Campo del Cielo
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Iron meteorite
42.8×35.6×15.2 mm
80.93 g
Origin (Country)
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