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Nantan Meteorites

Nantan, China
Iron Meteorite
(92.35% Iron, 6.96% Nickel)
These meteorites are from a rare witnessed fall event. This meteorite impact ocurred in May of 1516, in Nantan, China. Then in 1958 local farmers collected them when China was in need of steel to push the country "Great Leap Forward" advocated by Mao Zetung. They have a coarse octahedral structure.
On average the composition is 92.35% Iron, 6.96% Nickel with minor amounts of Carbon, Copper, Cobalt, Sulphur, Phosphorus, Cromium, Gallenium, Germanium, and many different trace elements. The are a number of scarce minerals found in it, including kamacite, taenite, plessite, scheribersite, triolite, graphite, spherlite, sideroferrite, dyslytite, cliftonite and lawrencite.


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Nantan Meteorite 19 gr

NT-12a Nantan Meteorite from China, 19 grams in weight. Each one unique.
$37.95

Nantan Meteorite 14 gr

NT-12b Nantan Meteorite from China, 14 grams in weight. Each one unique.
$27.95

Nantan Meteorite 12 gr

NT-12c Nantan Meteorite from China, 12 grams in weight. Each one unique.
$23.95

Nantan Meteorite 7 Gram Nantan Meteorite

NT-12d Nantan Meteorite from China, 7 grams in weight. Each one unique.
$13.95

Nantan Meteorite 6 Gram Nantan Meteorite

NT-13a Nantan Meteorite from China, 6 Grams in weight. Each one unique.
$11.95

Nantan Meteorite 5 Gram Nantan Metdeorite

NT-13b Nantan Meteorite from China, 5 Grams in weight. Each one unique.
$9.95

Nantan Meteorite 4 Gram Nantan Meteorite

NT-14a Nantan Meteorite from Nantan, China. 4 Grams in weight.
$7.95

Nantan Meteorite 3 Gram Nantan Meteorite

NT-14b Nantan Meteorite from China, 3 Grams in weight. Each one unique.
$6.95

Nantan Meteorite 2 Gram Nantan Meteorite

NT-14c Nantan Meteorite from China, 2 Grams in weight. Each one unique.
$4.95