Soledade Iron Meteorites For Sale
Soledade is an iron meteorite from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Soledade was found prior to 1982. The single 68 kilogram mass of Soledade was discovered in a garage in 1986 where it was being heated with an acetylene torch and hammered.
Soledade is a coarse octahedrite meteorite of the IAB main group. Soledade contains 6.7% nickel and exhibits a classic Widmanstatten pattern of crystallization with and average 3 mm bandwidth and elongated inclusions of polycrystalline troilite, cohenite, schreibersite and rhabdites as major constituents.