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Rare graphite nodule of Campo del Cielo meteorite.

Rare graphite nodule of Campo del Cielo meteorite

Rare graphite nodule of Campo del Cielo meteorite



352,8 grams

Observed fall

4800 years ago


1576, by Westerners


Out of stock

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Campo del Cielo meteorite fell 4800 years ago in the current Argentina. Its fireball was so bright that stories about it passed from one generation to another. When Spaniards arrived at the place, they were told by the locals that the sky had fallen. They had been using that piece of the sky to make their weapons too. Now the export of this meteorite has been banned by the Argentinian Government so this meteorite is a safe investment and will become rarer to find on the market.

It is an iron meteorite and hence it probably comes from the core of asteroids that were destroyed by impacts with other bodies. It is an alloy of iron-nickel mainly although it contains other trace elements.

This piece is an individual graphite nodule of Campo partly covered by iron. A rarity among Campo del Cielo meteorites.

Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.

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