Muonionalusta meteorite ballpen - 135mm - 52gm

Muonionalusta meteorite ballpen - 135mm - 52gm
Norrbotten, Sweden

This ballpen is a gold plated brass pen with a cylinder carved from meteorite, handmade in Germany. The cartridge can be exchanged and It was barely used (small traces).
1.85 oz (52g) weight / 5.3 in. (135mm) lenght
Around 800,000 years ago the Muonionalusta meteorite fell on earth and broke due the collision with the atmosphere in many pieces. With around 4.5653 billion years of Age, it is probably the oldest meteorite known to man.
First found in 1906 (GPS 67° 48° N + 23° 6° E). This iron meteorite contains some of the most beautiful structures found on earth. It belongs to the iron meteorite class of IVA, a fine iron meteorite (octahedrite). The structure is called the widmannstaetten pattern and is shown after the extraterrestrial stone is cut and treated with acid.
The biggest museum piece is shown by the Geological Institute of Uppsala 33lb. (15kg).
Rare elements in Muonionalusta:
1.6ppm iridium
0.33ppm gallium
0.133ppm germanium
The exceptional rare mineral stishovite is found in this meteorite.
A meteorite identification card (Certificate of Authenticy) is included. The pen is has a oustrich leather case and is packed safely.
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