Meteorite Muonionalusta Iron - MUO-0073 - 1.63g Highest Quality - COA - Etched

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 09, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Hello and thank you for viewing our listing. Today being offered is a superb iron from Sweden, Muonionalusta. Discovered in 1906, Muonionalusta has proven to be one of the finest irons ever. This specimen has excellent details and tons of character, nice solid specimen, cool shape and much more! MUO-0073 weighs in at 1.63 grams and comes with my card of provenance. Dimensions are 1.5cm by 1.5cm. Below is some data from the database. Cheers!
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Name: Muonionalusta
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1906
Country: Sweden
Mass: 230 kg

DISCOVERY OF MUONIONALUSTA III IRON METEORITE, SWEDEN

Name : MUONIONALUSTA III.

The place of fall or discovery : About 3.5 km ENE of the village of Kitkiojoki, Sweden; φ = 67°47'N; λ = 23°21'E.

Date of fall or discovery : FOUND, June 7, 1963.

Class and type : IRON; octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight : 6.20 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery : The meteorite
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