Campo de Cielo Meteorite - 76 grams

Campo de Cielo Meteorite
Campo de Cielo Meteorite
Item# JPT-81551
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Product Description

Meteorite - Campo de Cielo.

This is a great meteorite for a display.

This is about the best specimen we have seen of this meteorite out of 100!

Size: 40mm L X 25mm W X 16mm H, Weight: 76 grams

About Campo de Cielo:

The crater field for these meteorites covers a large area and consists of at least 26 craters, the largest being 115�91 meters. The craters' age is estimated as 4,000�5,000 years. The craters, containing iron masses, were reported in 1576, but were already well known to the aboriginal inhabitants of the area. The craters and the area around contain numerous fragments of an iron meteorite. The total mass of the Campo del Cielo fragments found so far exceeds 60 tonnes, making it the heaviest meteorite ever recovered on Earth.

Elemental Composition: The average composition of the Campo del Cielo meteorites is 6.67% Ni, 0.43% Co, 0.25% P, 87 ppm Ga, 407 ppm Ge, and 3.6 ppm Ir, with the rest being iron The Spanish translation of Campo del Cielo means"Field of the Sky," based on Indian legends that a mass had indeed fallen from the heavens.

Guaranteed Authentic: Jensan Scientifics LLC

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