RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Bidding Closes Thursday October 17
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends October 17th
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019 Auction Calendar
Jan 9
Jan 17
Feb 6
Feb 21
Mar 6
Mar 14
Apr 10
Apr 18
May 8
May 16
May 23
Jun 12
Jun 20
Jul 10
Jul 18
Aug 7
Aug 15
Sep 12
Sep 20
Oct 10
Oct 17
Nov 6
Nov 21
Dec 4
Dec 12
Dec 19
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 9218 - Campo del Cielo Iron Meteorite Catalog 518 (Nov 2017)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $959.18 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Fabulous Campo del Cielo iron meteorite (Argentina) with an unusual pyramidal shape and outstanding sculptural surface features; the surface is entirely covered by regmaglypts: small thumbprint-like oval indentations that are unique to meteorites and caused by ablation in our atmosphere during flight. The complete individual specimen weighs 1,289 grams and measures approximately 92 mm x 105 mm x 67 mm. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men. The Campo del Cielo meteorite is believed to have fallen to Earth 5,600 years ago and was first discovered in 1576. An exceptionally fine piece, reminiscent perhaps of a rocket ship on a launch pad when displayed in its 'arrowhead' orientation.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.