Muonionalusta, Sweden Iron Meteorite, Shale Micromount

$5.00

Muonionalusta is an iron meteorite that was recovered from Kiruna Sweden in 1906. It is a fine octahedrite that is famous for it's complex and beautiful Widmanstatten pattern. The strewnfield is located in the Arctic Circle and searching for specimens is extremely difficult in the frozen ground and rugged terrain. These specimens consist of weathered iron shale fragments.

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a small fragment selected from the larger lot shown. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.

From the Meteoritical Bulletin entry on Muonionalusta -

MUONIONALUSTA II, Kitkiojöki, Norrbotten; 67°46'N, 23°15'E.

FOUND, August 15, 1946.

IRON, octahedrite of fine structure.

1 specimen, weight about 15 kg.

The meteorite was discovered during the earthwork at a building site about 8 km to the east-southeast of theplace where the Muon­ionalusta I iron meteorite was found in 1906.