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The Muonionalusta is a meteorite classified as fine octahedrite, type IVA (Of) which impacted in northern Scandinavia, west of the border between Sweden and Finland, about one million years BCE.
The first fragment of the Muonionalusta was found in 1906 near the village of Kitkiöjärvi.

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Meteorite Men S03E02 Return to Sweden 5 December 2011

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Meteorite Men S02E06 Muonionalusta, Sweden 7 December 2010

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Gem-Encrusted Meteorite Gaming Chips up for Auction

The stakes are always high when it comes to auctions, but one lot sure to have bidders putting on their poker faces at next week's Magnificent Jewels sale at Christie's Hong Kong is a set of multi-gem gaming chips, designed and created by the Swedish artist and jeweler Kristian Ståhl.
Each of the 120 chips is created from a calibrated circular slice from the Muonionalusta meteorite, which crashed to earth in a remote part of northern Sweden almost one million years ago.

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Latitude:  67°47'60.00"N, Longitude:   23° 6'0.00"E

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Fear not, fashionistas and art lovers: New York City's SoHo boutiques and galleries are perfectly intact. The meteorites arrived last week, not from outer space but from Sweden, and they are for sale at a small shop called Evolution.
The 4.5-billion-year-old alien rocks, known as Muonionalusta meteorites, came from a strewfield first discovered in 1906 by two children tending cattle in a pasture. While kicking stones, they found one that stood out from the rest and brought it back to their village. It was later identified as an iron meteorite.

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Muonionalusta, Rare Arctic Meteorite
Iron-fine octahedrite
Lapland, Sweden


Muonionalusta impacted the Earth over 800,000 years ago.
Muonionalusta is located north of the artic circle in the northern part of Sweden and the first meteorite was found in 1906.
The meteorite that is an iron has been classified as a fine octahedrite classe IVA and is considered to have a spectacular etch pattern.

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A set of gambling chips made by Kristian Stahl, a Swedish designer, was on sale for £550,000. Each diamond encrusted piece came from a meteorite that landed in Lapland 800,000 years ago.
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