Campo del Cielo Meteorite
Campo del Cielo Meteorite
Tanglewood Hollow

Campo del Cielo Meteorite

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Camp del Cielo Meteorite was discovered at the junction of the province of Chaco, Argentina and the province of Santiago del Estro.  It is about 1000km from Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.  The Campo del Cielo Meteorite is scattered in a 3 x 20 km area, forming at least 26 craters, with the largest measuring 377 feet x 298 feet.  The crater and surrounding area was discovered and reported by local indigenous people in 1576.  The total weight is known to exceed 100 tons, the largest of which is 37 tons, making it the second largest ferroniobium in the world. 

Included: One meteorite.  Each piece has been specially coated with a protectant to prevent damage of nickel to the skin.