Campo del Cielo Meteorite Fragments Vial

Campo del Cielo Meteorite Fragments Vial

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CP-23 Approximately 8-9 grams of Campo del Cielo Meteorite fragments in a vial.

 

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.

The Campo meteorite specimens below are hand-selected, attractive pieces.