Giant Muonionalusta Meteorite (86 lbs) on Custom Metal Stand
Truly a museum quality piece, this giant meteorite is a completely solid, natural Muonionalusta Meteorite sliced & polished which boasts its beautiful, metallic Widmanstätten pattern. The meteorite alone weighs 86.6 pounds and measures 17.25" L x 1.25"W x 24"H. It is mounted on a custom metal stand (weight of stand: 63 lbs).
This is a rare collector’s piece, and would make an absolutely incredible display. It is almost impossible to find a Muonionalusta of this size. The Muonionalusta is a meteorite classified as fine octahedrite, type IVA (Of) which impacted in northern Scandinavia, west of the border between Sweden and Finland, about one million years BCE.The meteorite was first described in 1910 by Professor A. G. Högbom, who named it "Muonionalusta", after a nearby place on the Muonio River.
Weight: 149 lbs (with Stand), Dimensions: 17.25 x 1.25 x 24 inches (61 inch tall on Stand)