In 1992 a meteoritic iron mass of 150 kg was found on the ranch Tres Castillos in the Aldama Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Octahedral structure, schreibersite, and troilite are present. Tres Castillos has ~9% Ni and resembles members of the III AB group of iron meteorites, but its Ga/Ge ratio is much higher. It is classified as an ungrouped iron meteorite. Structurally it is a medium octahedrite.
In this lot a slice is offered. Weight: 21,6 grams.
Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.
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- Minéral principal / Nom météorite
- Météorite Tres Castillos.
- Forme minérale / Type météorite
- Fer non groupé du Mexique
- 21.6 g
- Origine (région / ville)
- 1992. Chihuahua
- Origine (pays)