Estherville, Famous Iowa Mesosiderite Fall, Slice, 1.74g

$39.00

The Estherville meteorite fell over rural Iowa on May 10, 1879. A large fireball was seen in the sky, followed by loud explosions. Locals found many blackened stones after the fall, which were later classified as Mesosiderite A-3/4 meteorites. This meteorite is known for it's bright fresh metal and silicate inclusions. 

The specimen offered here was professionally prepared and polished. It weighs 1.74 grams.

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage and a metal display label.