Mundrabilla Météorite en métal, TRÈS RARE - 32 g

Description
Mundrabilla Météorite en métal, TRÈS RARE - 32 g
Australie

Complete piece of great beauty, due to its shape and being one of the rarest and most difficult meteorites to get, since it has been forbidden to take meteorites out of Australia for years, so only few pieces from private collections are on sale

A metal meteorite is composed mainly of iron and nickel.
Actually, it's a piece of the nucleus of an asteroid. In the process of differentiation, when the asteroid is a ball of magma, during its formation, iron and nickel are deposited in the centre of the asteroid, as they are the heaviest elements. After cooling, the metal core of the asteroid is formed. Through catastrophic collisions, the asteroid and its core break and those fragments remain in space until some piece falls on our planet. They are estimated to account for 5.7% of falls.

At Expometeoritos, we take care of the dissemination, talks, workshops, analysis, classification and exhibitions of Meteorites.

We are members of:
.- IMCA (International Meteorites Collectors Association) #8187
.- Meteoritical Society
.- American Meteor Society

All our pieces are certified and we also deliver the analysis of the chemical composition if the value of the piece exceeds € 300, carried out in our facilities by X-ray Spectrography.

Informations du lot
Minéral principal / Nom météorite
Mundrabilla
Forme minérale / Type météorite
Météorite en métal, TRÈS RARE
Supplément
Octaédrite de type IAB extrêmement rare - non groupée
Poids
32 g
Origine (pays)
Australie
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