Astro West Fine Minerals

Estherville Meteorite // 2.10 Grams


This meteorite was acquired from the Bethany Sciences collection and comes in a display box with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The Estherville stony iron mesosiderite was an observed fall near Emmet County, Iowa, on May 10, 1879. The fall was spectacular, described as explosive – like a fireball split the sky. This rare meteorite fragmented into several pieces as it hurtled toward the earth, and two people in a rig on the prairie six miles to the west of Estherville reported that they were positioned directly underneath it when it shattered above them.

Dimensions: 7/8”L x 1/4”W x 5/8”H, Weight: 2.10 g

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