Campo del Cielo Meteorite

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This is a small Iron meteorite specimen from the Campo del Cielo ("Field of Heaven") site situated on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero, 1,000 kilometers northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This particular piece comes with a custom made display.

The crater field covers an area of 20 kilometers and contains at least 26 craters, the largest being 91 meters. The craters' age is estimated as 4,000-5,000 years. The craters, containing iron masses, were reported in 1576, but were already well known to the aboriginal inhabitants of the area.

Length: 16mm
Width: 8mm
Height: 5mm
Weight: 1.71g