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Vaca Muerta Meteorite Riker Display Taltal Antofagasta, Chile Found 1861 9.2 Grams


Location: Taltal Antofagasta, Chile, South America

Weight: 2.8 Ounces (Display)

Meteorite Weight: 9.2 Grams

Dimensions: 4.3 Inches Long, 3.3 Inches Wide, 0.9 Inches Thick (Display)

Comes with a Free Riker Display Case.

The item pictured is the one you will receive. 

Meteorite: Vaca Murerta

Location: Taltal Antofagasta, Chile, South Ameria

The first, find was in 1861.

Meteorites are stones that originate in outer space from particles of comets, the asteroid belt, and planets and have survived the fall through Earth's atmosphere. The composition and color range of the meteorite is varied. There are three classes of meteorites: irons, chondrites, and achondrites. The irons are comprised of mainly iron and nickel; the chondrites are comprised of stone, and the achondrites are comprised of very rare stony- irons consisting of stone fragments and/or beautiful olivine crystals embedded in a nickel-iron matrix.

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