Nantan, China Iron Meteorite, Shale Micromount

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Nantan is a classic iron meteorite from China. It is reputed to have been a witnessed fall centuries ago, but is officially classified as a find by the Meteoritical Society. This is one of the most common iron meteorites on Earth, in terms of recovered total weight. Every micromount collection should have a Nantan specimen in it.

These pieces are mostly small iron-shale fragments. You will get several small pieces. 

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage and display.