Science, Technology and Medical Equipment Online Auction

October 16, 2014

LOT 718
Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,
  • Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,
  • Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,

718

Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,

composed largely of iron with nickel and trace amount of cobalt, the 2.7 pound example covered all over with regmaglypts (thumbprint like impressions)
length 5" — 12.7 cm.
39.3 oz. — 1221 grams

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

These meteorites are estimated to have fallen 4-500 years ago in Campo del Cielo (Field of the Sky) in Argentina and were originally recorded by the Spanish in the 16th century.