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Formed in Space 4-4.5 Billion Years Ago, Fell to Earth circa 2,200–2,700 BC | Campo del Cielo Meteorite

UK: Greenford Park WarehouseVAT applies to buyers outside the UK

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 GBP

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Formed in Space 4-4.5 Billion Years Ago, Fell to Earth circa 2,200–2,700 BC | Campo del Cielo Meteorite

Formed in Space 4-4.5 Billion Years Ago, Fell to Earth circa 2,200–2,700 BC | Campo del Cielo Meteorite

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

23,940

GBP

Formed in Space 4-4.5 Billion Years Ago

Fell to Earth circa 2,200–2,700 BC

Campo del Cielo Meteorite


iron (Coarse octahedrite to granular hexahedrite)

with a brass and ebonised wood stand

without stand approx 20cm. by 30cm; by 24cm.; 8in., 1ft.,9 ½ in. and 36kg.

Found in the Chaco or Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina.

Very good polished specimen. Stand with some old marks and some cork stops loose. The specimen is incredibly heavy.


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Formerly in a Uruguayan Private Collection formed in the 1970s;
In an Italian Private Collection by 2018 when acquired by the present vendor.