4" 776g CHINESE METEORITE Glassy Nickel Iron Observed Fall 1516 NanTan for sale
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Nantan, Quanxi Province, ChinaSize:
4.0" x 3.0" x 2.0"Suggested Stand:
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In 1516, a meteorite was seen streaking across the sky in Nantan, China. This event was recorded in the history books. In the 1930s, pieces of the meteorite were dug up and used to help China's industrialization effort. Today, nickel-iron meteorites from this fall are highly prized by collectors. This one has a shiny surface with a metallic luster. It weighs about 1.8 pounds.
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