Muonionalusta Meteorite Pendant
This unique necklace features a piece of a meteorite from Muonionalusta, near Kitkiojarvi, Sweden. This cut piece of meteorite is classified as a fine octahedrite, which reveals unique etchings on its surface, known as widmanstatten pattern, a characteristic this iron meteorite is known for. This particular piece was found in 1906 and the estimated fall is about 800,000 years ago. This meteorite is wrapped with a sterling silver wire with a rope like texture. The pendant measures 18mm wide and 40mm in length, which includes the silver bail. In this listing you may choose to purchase the pendant alone or add the chain shown in the pictures. The chain is a sterling silver, rope chain with a length of 18".