484 grams as found iron NEW CAMPO DEL CIELO METEORITE only cleaned 80x54x40mm

Your bid is for the solid iron NEW CAMPO DEL CIELO METEORITE as seen in the photo. You also get a information card on the meteorite.

NEW CAMPO DEL CIELO METEORITE (IA) coarse Octahedrite with silicate inclusions. This great meteorite was first discovered in 1572 by Spanish explorers in Chaco, Argentina. Thousands of pieces have been found near some impact craters, the largest weighing an immense 35 TONS! These pieces are from a new find, many miles from the original strewnfield. They are being found on a mountainside, several feet underground. They are gorgeous individuals, fully regmaglypted, with no rust! The old Campos are found in the lowlands and have been immersed damp soil for centuries and as a result they are rust balls. These come from a location where there is no standing water thus are in great condition, rivaling Gibeon in character. These are great investment pieces, as they are great looking large meteorites.

Basic Information · Location: Campo del Cielo, Gran Chaco Gualamba, Argentina, about 500 miles north-northwest of Buenos Aries. Latitude 27 degrees 39 minutes South, Longitude 61 degrees 44 minutes West. · Structural Class: Coarse octahedrite, Og, Widmanstatten bandwidth 3.0 ±0.6 mm. · Chemical Class: Group I, 6.68% Ni, 0.43% Co, 0.25% P, 87 ppm Ga, 407 ppm Ge, 3.6 ppm Ir. · Time of Fall: 4,000
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