Genuine Muonionalusta Meteorite in Glass Display Box
Genuine Muonionalusta Meteorite fragment from Norrbotten, Sweden. This authentic specimen comes in a labeled glass display box with color image and a brief written description. These make amazing gifts as they come perfectly displayed and labeled.
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.
The meteorite included is an iron meteorite found in Norrbotten, Sweden. It fell 110,000 years ago but was discovered in 1906. It is classified as fine octahedrite.
Weight: .5 lbs, Size: 6 x 1 x 8 inches