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- Meteorite fragment from a strike dating back to 2200B.C.E. - Framed piece with matting measures 14" x 11" - Certificate of authenticity is included.
Authentic Fragment of the Campo Del Cielo Meteorite
This beautiful full color print is framed and matted to include a meteorite fragment from Argentina. The full name of the meteorite is Campo Del Cielo – meaning 'Fields of the Sky'.
Carbon dating of charred wood fragments taken from beneath the meteorite indicate it fell to earth around 2,200B.C.E. The crater field is 2 miles wide by 12 long with 26 craters. These meteorites hit the earth's atmosphere traveling up to 150,000 miles per hour, landing in Chaco of northern Argentina.
The meteorite is composed of 93% iron, 6% nickel, .05% cobalt with trace amounts of phosphorus, gallium and germanium.
Framed piece with matting measures 14" x 11".
Print is 8" x 10".
Certificate of authenticity is included.