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Product Description

This absolutely beautiful pendant is fashioned from Muonionalusta meteorite and makes an excellent gift for anyone who enjoys rare and unique finds.

Muonionalusta is a fine octahedrite meteorite which impacted in northern Scandinavia west of the border between Sweden and Finland about one million years BCE. The first Muonionalusta was found in 1906 and it is probably the oldest known meteorite at roughly 4.5 billion years old. This specimen is part of the meteorite's iron core or mantle, which shattered into many pieces upon its fall to our planet. On Earth, it has experienced four ice ages. Mainly comprised of a combination of nickel and iron, the meteorite displays a very distinct type of etching know as the Widmanstätten pattern.

Product Details
  • ColorsSilver
  • Materials
    Iron, Nickel
  • Measurements
    1.97"L x 0.20"W x 0.08"H
  • OriginSweden

— Includes 18" Chain
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity
— Measures Approximately 0.75”L x 0.0625”W x 0.5”H
— Weight: Between 4-7 g

Please Note: Made from natural materials. Appearance may differ slightly from photo.

What caused or made the etching?

The pattern itself is created naturally as the meteorite cools at an extremely slow rate and is brought out by acid etching.

Does this include a chain? If so, what is the composition and length?

The chain is 18” and made of sterling silver.

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Availability
    Canada, United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Discounted Shipping
  • Discounted Shipping
    $19.99 first item / $19.99 each additional
  • Ship In
    2-3 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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