Amazing Iron Meteorite, Campo del Cielo, Argentina
This unbelievable piece comes straight from outer space. Five-thousand years ago the giant "Campo del Cielo" meteorites bombarded what is now Chaco Province in Argentina. In 1576 Spanish explorers discovered the massive craters and monstrous iron meteorites weighing several tonnes, along with many small fragments.
Large measures approximately 1.5 to 1.75 inches (3.7 to 4.5 cm). Weighs approximately 55 to 60 grams.
Small measures approximately 1 x 1.25 inches (2.5 x 3.25 cm). Weighs approximately 16 to 20 grams.
The composition is primarily iron with traces of Nickel and Cobalt.