Campo del Cielo Meteorite 17 g

Campo del Cielo Meteorite 17 g


CP-25b Campo del Cielo Meteorite, 17 grams in weight.

Gran Chaco, Gualamba, Chaco Argentina
Campo del Cielo means "field of the heaveans."
Found 1576 by the Spanish, actual fall estimated at 4000-6000 years ago.
Type: Iron based meteorite. Octahedrite, coarse (3.0mm) with silicate inclusions (IA)
Analysis of metal: 6.62% Ni, 90.0 ppm Ga, 392 ppm Ge, 3.2 ppm Ir
A mass of 8 tons was found at a depth of 5 meters in crater 10.