Campo del Cielo Iron Meteorite
Iron, coarse octahedrite
Gran Chaco, Argentina
1.32 x 1.11 x 1.06 inches (3.35 x 2.81 x 2.70 cm)
One of the more popular of all the iron Meteorites, the Campo del
Cielo fall produced numerous pieces of aesthetic quality. This
little metal "plug" has two relatively flattened smooth surfaces,
while the rest of the blocky chunk has a rough texture. Specimens
like this were first found in Argentina centuries ago.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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