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
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.
Department: Decorative Arts