For Sale IconMont Dieu Iron Meteorites for Sale

Location: Mont Dieu, Ardennes, France (49° 33'N, 4° 52'E)

Found: 1994, July.

Classification: Iron, ungrouped (listed as IIE in Met Bull 81)

Description: Iron, fine octahedrite (IIE). A man found a 45 kg rusted mass in the forest of Mont Dieu. Subsequently, many other fragments were found (~50), ranging up to 95 kg. Total mass >360 kg. Classification and description (J. T. Wasson, UCLA; C. Perron, MNHNP): bulk metal composition, 0.434 wt% Co, 7.55 wt% Ni, 23.2 ppm Ga, 63 ppm Ge, 8.3 ppm As, 4.9 ppm Ir, 0.861 ppm Au; widmanstätten pattern irregular; contains abundant troilite and schreibersite and rare chromite, silicate, metallic Cu; all fragments deeply rusted. See Desrousseaux et al. (1996) for details. Specimens: half of total mass, MNHNP; remainder with private collectors. (From Met Bull 81.)

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

# MD28-9 # MD32-9 # MD33-2 # MD39-3 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: 28.9 gm Weight: 32.9 gm Weight: 33.2 gm Weight: 39.3 gm
Features: Etched end Features: Etched part slice Features: Etched part slice Features: Etched part slice
Price: sold Price: sold Price: sold Price: sold

# MD44-5 # MD46-8 # MD48-71 # MD49-7 # MD232-9
Weight: 44.5 gm Weight: 46.8 gm Weight: 48.7 gm Weight: 49.7 gm Weight: 232.9 gm
Features: Etched slice Features: Etched part slice Features: Etched slice Features: Etched part slice Features: Etched end
Price: sold Price: sold Price: sold Price: sold Price: $750