Meteorito Campo del Cielo

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SKU: C87
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Metallic meteorite, coarse octahedrite IAB.

Complete specimen with fusion crust. It weighs 278 grams, found in 1997 in Patagonia. Measures ± 7.6 x 3.3 x 2.7 cms.

The analysis of the metal reveals that it contains Nickel (6.62%),
Galena (90. Oppm), Germanium (392 ppm.), Iridium (3.2 ppm.).

* Discovered for the first time in 1571, it is believed that this meteorite may have fallen 4,000-6,000 years ago. The pieces vary in size from grains of sand up to 35 tons.

 

 


Chaco, Argentina, 27 ° 38 '0? S, 61 ° 43 '0? W