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October 16, 2014

LOT 718

Lot 718

Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,

Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,
Lot 718 Details
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 ?

Lot Report

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Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,
  • Campo Del Cielo Meteorite, Argentina,

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.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 718

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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