Specimen #560

Name: Campo del Cielo Meteorite

Type: Meteorite

Locality: Northern Argentina, Argentina

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 20.3 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm

Weight: 5082

Acquired: 2008-02-12

Source: Ebay: Geodes Etc.

Label: N

Comment: "Field of the Heaven" - schrapnel meteorite. First find in 1576 A.D., 4-6000 years old. http://www.alaska.net/~meteor/CCinfo.htm

Minerals: Austinite (CaZn(AsO4)(OH)) Graphite (C) Iron (Fe) Kamacite (alpha-(Fe,Ni)) Octahedrite Plessite - Taenite and Kamacite Schreibersite ((Fe,Ni)3P) Taenite (gamma-(Fe,Ni)) Troilite (FeS)

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