Muonionalusta Meteorite & White Topaz Sterling Silver Ring; Size 10

$350.00

A gorgeous ring made from a slice of the famous Muonionalusta meteorite. This piece features the prominent natural Widmanstätten pattern, a unique design to some nickle iron meteorites. Accented by white topaz.

Meteorite approx 16 mm x 12 mm

Ring size 10.

 

1 in stock

Description

Muonionalusta Meteorite

The Muonionalusta meteorite fell around one million years ago, north of the Arctic Circle in the northern part of Sweden, near the border with Finland. Pieces of the meteorite were first discovered near Kiruna, Sweden in 1906, but searching for them is difficult due to their icy location. They have also been moved around over the past 80,000 years by glacial activity so they can turn up in unexpected places. A rare type of iron meteorite, it is classified as fine octahedrite (IVA) and has spectacular etched patterns known as Widmanstätten patterns.

Additional information

Weight 1.1 oz

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