Piece of great beauty because of its multiple exterior lines, where the octahedrite shape in which the metal has crystallized can be seen, besides, it has a polished face where you can see the Neumann and Widmanstatten Patterns
In fact, Muonionalustas are often used in jewellery due to their great beauty
The meteorite collided with Earth some 1,000,000 years ago, between Finland and Sweden. It is the oldest meteorite known on Earth, the first stories of its existence reached scientific circles in 1906.
A metal meteorite is composed, mainly, of iron and nickel.
Actually, it's a piece an asteroid´s core. 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 asteroid´s metal core is formed. Through catastrophic collisions, the asteroid and its core break and those fragments remain in space, until a piece fall to 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 Meteorite 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.
- Mineral principal/ Nome do meteorito
- Forma mineral/ Tipos de meteorito
- Meteorito de metal XXL - linhas de corte final de Widmanstatten e Neumann
- Tipo Octaedrite multa IVA
- 1.56 kg
- Origem (região/cidade)
- Origem (país)