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Meteorites are one of the great mysteries of the universe and have fascinated people for thousands of years. Ancient man believed meteorites were signs or gifts from the gods. Others used the metal to make spears and arrow heads. No matter the reason, people are intrigued by these wonderful collectibles from the beginning of the universe. Each specimen is hand selected insuring the finest quality and beauty.  

All items on this page are authentic.

 The meteorites and tektites on this page are just a fraction of the many choices we have available.

 

Large Campo del Cielo Meteorite Fragment

Iron Octahedrite

Gran Chaco, Argentina

 

$4,500.

 

Average Composition: 92.9% Iron, 6.7% Nickel,

 0.4% Cobalt, 392 ppm Ge, 90 ppm Ga, 3.2 ppm Ir.

 

Campo del Cielo refers to the area where a group of iron meteorites were found situated on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero, 620 mi northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The crater field contains at least 26 craters, the largest being 115×91 meters.  The craters were reported in 1576, however they are estimated to be about 4,000–5,000 years old.  The total weight of the pieces so far recovered exceeds 100 tons, making the Campo del Cielo meteorite the heaviest one ever recovered on Earth.

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Campo del Cielo Meteorite Fragment #CR1

Gran Chaco, Argentina

 

This meteorite displays the "Classic Thumbprint" and weighs 26 grams

Meteorite measures approx. 1" x 3/4"

 

$52.

Average Composition: 92.9% Iron, 6.7% Nickel,

 0.4% Cobalt, 392 ppm Ge, 90 ppm Ga, 3.2 ppm Ir.

 

Campo del Cielo refers to the area where a group of iron meteorites were found situated on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero, 620 mi northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The crater field contains at least 26 craters, the largest being 115×91 meters.  The craters were reported in 1576, however they are estimated to be about 4,000–5,000 years old.  The total weight of the pieces so far recovered exceeds 100 tons, making the Campo del Cielo meteorite the heaviest one ever recovered on Earth.     Includes riker display as shown below:

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Campo del Cielo Meteorite fragment

Campo del Cielo Meteorite Fragment #CR2

Gran Chaco, Argentina

 

This meteorite displays the "Classic Thumbprint" and weighs 20.8 grams

Meteorite measures 1" x 3/4"

 

$52.

Average Composition: 92.9% Iron, 6.7% Nickel,

 0.4% Cobalt, 392 ppm Ge, 90 ppm Ga, 3.2 ppm Ir.

 

Campo del Cielo refers to the area where a group of iron meteorites were found situated on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero, 620 mi northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The crater field contains at least 26 craters, the largest being 115×91 meters.  The craters were reported in 1576, however they are estimated to be about 4,000–5,000 years old.  The total weight of the pieces so far recovered exceeds 100 tons, making the Campo del Cielo meteorite the heaviest one ever recovered on Earth.     Includes riker display as shown below:

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Gibeon iron meteorites were first reported in 1836

 

Gibeon Meteorite Fragment

Iron Octahedrite

Namibia, S. Africa

 

This meteorite weighs 130.5 grams

Measures 2-1/2" x 1-1/2 (at widest point)"

 

$275.

Average Composition: 87% Iron, 10% Nickel,

 3% Graphite, Troilite & Traversite

 

<Picture of back of meteorite below>:

Meteorite Fragment

Sikhote-Alin

 

The Sikhote-Alin meteorite fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in eastern Siberia. Never before in recorded history had a fall of this magnitude been observed. An estimated 70 tons of material survived the fiery passage through the atmosphere and reached the Earth.

 

Composition 93% Fe, 5.9% Ni, 0.42% Co, 0.46% P, 0.28% S, with trace amounts of germanium and iridium. Minerals present include taenite, plessite, troilite, chromite, kamacite, and schreibersite.

 

Measures approximately 1-3/4" x 1-3/8"

Approximately 113.2 grams

 

SOLD 

<Picture of back of meteorite below>:

 

Meteorite Box Sets

Great gift idea!  Fabulous value! Three well documented meteorite specimens in a display box.

One Stony Iron meteorite from the Sahara Dessert and two Iron Octahedrite  meteorites from the USA and Siberia.  Sizes of meteorites will vary.  Average sizes for the meteorites are 0.75 to 1.25 inches.

Display measures 3.25" w x 4.25" h.

$48.

 

The Canyon Diablo meteorite, as pictured, in these box sets has been replaced by a Nantan iron meteorite from China.

 

 

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