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Serra Pelada Brazilian Meteorite

Serra Pelada Brazilian Meteorite
Serra Pelada Brazilian Meteorite
Item# JPT-18093
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Serra Pelada Brazilian Meteorite
The Serra Pelada meteorite is a rare type of meteorite, a basaltic achondrite HED which scientists believe must have come off one of the largest and brightest asteroids in the solar system, 4 Vesta. It was found in Curionópolis, in the state of the Pará, Brazil. Its fall was observed on June 29, 2017, by people in Eldorado dos Carajás, Marabá and Parauapebas.

It has the notoriety of being the first Amazonian meteorite fall.

Size: 26mm L X 18mm W X 10mm D, Weight: 5 grams

This specimen was obtained in a trade with a Brazilian Science Museum.

Ships with tags, information and COA.

Small plexiglass base (in picture #2) and tag stand included.

Photographic cube is not included.