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Vaca Muerta Meteorite

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This Vaca Muerta Meteorite was found in 1861 in Chile

About the Model

The Vaca Muerta Meteorite contains both stone and iron parts. The name, meaning "dead cow" in Spanish, comes from the Chilean ravine where it was found. It was named by Ignacy Domeyko, a mineralogist and geologist, who was the first to research this meteorite. It weighs 44 lbs (20 kg) Medium: rock




meteorite, mesosiderites, Atacama Desert, iron, stone, Vaca Muerta ravine, geology, mineral, earth science, environmental studies, rock, rock composition, earth materials, environmental education, Chile, south american history, social studies, physical science


Mar 31 2022