This Is The Oldest Meteorite In The World And Costs €16,000

Muonionalusta Meteorite

A meteorite 4.5 billion years old, almost as a planet Earth, was sold at an online auction for nearly €16,000.
On the website of the online auction house Catawiki, the Muonionalusta meteorite was billed as the “oldest known meteorite on Earth.” It weighs 26.5kg (58lbs) and is said to be excellent quality.
This stone from the universe was found in the early 1900s, not far from the village of Kitkiojärvi in the Swedish region of Pajala. He is part of the famous Muonionalusta meteorite collection.

Muonionalusta Meteorite

This meteorite fell in northern Scandinavia about a million years ago and so far around 40 of its pieces have been found in the region.
In addition to the meteorite, the customer also received a certificate of authenticity.

Muonionalusta Meteorite

The seller of the meteorite is listed as “Fallen Angel” from Spain. Claes Hain of Catawiki said there was hope that the item would be bought by a Swede and returned to Sweden – however it’s eventual buyer was from Hungary.

Muonionalusta Meteorite

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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