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About Meteorites

A flash in the sky and a huge explosion signaled the arrival of the Gibeon meteor in Namibia in prehistoric times as well as the 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor in Russia. Video and eyewitnesses report that the Chelyabinsk meteor exploded in midair and broke into thousands of small meteorites, which fell to the ground across a wide area. While the Chelyabinsk meteorite consists mostly of chondrite with approximately 10 percent iron, the Gibeon meteorite consists of an iron-nickel alloy that also contains cobalt and phosphorus. The fine crystalline structure of the Gibeon meteorite pieces make interesting jewelry, and the meteorites are cut and polished to reveal their delicate structure before being set into rings or pendants. Meteorite collectors search the vast inventory of listings on eBay for newly found meteorites to add to their collections. The reliable sellers and convenient shipping options make it easy to locate and purchase the space stones and have them delivered to your doorstep so that you can add them to your meteorite collection.