GENUINE METEORITE PIECE - CAMPO DEL CIELO - ARGENTINA 2.6 x 1.5 cm 10.23 gm mt6

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GENUINE METEORITE PIECE - CAMPO DEL CIELO - ARGENTINA 2.6 x 1.5 cm 10.23 gm mt6

This is an actual meteorite piece from Campo de Cielo in Argentina and measures approx. 2.6 x 1.5 cms and weighs app. 10.23 gms. Certificate of origin supplied.

The Campo de Cielo refers to a group of iron meteorites or to the area where they were found situated on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero, 1,000 kilometers northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is an Iron Coarse Octahedrite with silicate inclusions and was first discovered in 1572 by Spanish explorers in Chaco, Argentina.