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Nantan Meteorite in Collector’s Box

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Product Description

Discovered in 1958 in Guangxi, China while searching for materials for smelting, the Nantan meteor is believed to have fallen to earth around the year 1516. Primarily meteoric iron, these meteorites have a concentration of 6.96% nickel. The largest fragment found thus far weighs 4,400 pounds.

Product Details
  • ColorsSilver, Black
  • Materials
  • Measurements
    8.5"H x 6.25"W x 0.75"D
  • OriginUnited States

— Approximate Specimen Weight: 2.2 g
— Presented In A Collector's Box
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity
— Total Weight: Approx. 0.6 lb

Please Note: Stock photo shown. Appearance of actual product may differ slightly from the item pictured due to naturally occurring variations.

Can you tell me the weight of the meteorite?

They average about 2 grams in weight, some weigh a little more, some
weigh a little less. The specimens average about 0.75" by 0.5" by 0.25" in

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Availability
    Canada, United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
  • Ship In
    2-3 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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