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
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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