There are dimples, grooves, ridges and indentations from its ablative flight through the upper atmosphere. These surface features represent softer parts of the meteorite that melted away from the intense heat of unevenly distributed compressed air in front of the meteorite ram pressure. This specimen has a very nice sculptural shape. These are some of the best quality iron meteorites available in their price range.All meteorites come with an ID card. Campos are classified as a Group IAB Og polycrystalline, coarsest octahedrite. They are composed of 93% iron, 6.7% nickel and trace amounts of various elements and compounds, including troilite inclusions.
The 4,500 year old Campo strewnfield and its 25 craters was rediscovered by Spanish Conquistadors in 1576. Native inhabitants used the iron to craft tools for centuries. All meteorites and meteoritic materials are guaranteed authentic and correctly identified.
If you have any questions, please message me and thank you for taking the time to look! The item "Campo Del Cielo Iron-Nickel Meteorite Argentina Heavily Regmaglypted 646 Grams" is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Meteorites & Tektites". The seller is "joshuatreeimports" and is located in Lakeville, Indiana. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.