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Meteoric iron-campo del cielo
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

It was iron meteorite from outer space that brought iron to humans. Some worshiped these meteorites while others made ornaments or knives out of them. Meteorites, the origin of iron, played an important role for humans until they found out the ways to make iron.

History of the Object
This meteorite was found in Santiago del Estero, Argentina in 2005. The Iron Museum purchased it in 2008.

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Type
Other 
Materials
Iron, nickel 
Measurements
Width 35 cm. Height 25 cm Length 55 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Santiago del Estero, Argentina 
Geography
Argentina 
Time period
Unknown 
Creation date
Unknown 
Function
 
Acquisition
Purchased 
Copyright
Iron Museum 
Acknowledgements
Seyun Cultural Foundations, Iron Museum, Korea, 2013. 
Owner
Iron Museum 
Museum
Iron Museum 
Credit line
The 2008 Tucson Mineral Show (http://www.tucsonshowguide.com/) 

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