Exotic Meteorite Campo de Cielo
Great meteorite specimen with a fantastic shape! Makes a wonderful desk display piece. It's shape resembles that of a whale on its side in the ocean or when standing upright - a flame.
Size: 1 3/4" L X 3/4" W X 5/8" D, Meteorite weight: 41 grams
The crater field for Campo de Cielo meteorites covers a large area and is located in Argentina. The craters' age is estimated to be about 5,000 years old. Craters containing iron masses were heard of 1576 but were already well known to the aboriginal inhabitants of the area. The Spanish translation of Campo del Cielo means "Field of the Sky," based on Indian legends that fireballs had fallen from the sky. This meteorite has been legally collected and is a great collector's piece. It is an iron meteorite.
This Campo de Cielo is very large and makes a great display piece for your desk or curio cabinet. Its unusual shape and pristine beauty makes is an excellent choice for a collector's piece!
Guaranteed Authentic: Jensan Scientifics LLC; Legally collected.
Ships with Certificate of Authenticity and information about the meteorite.
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