So far many meteors have been found and sold freely. The following, compiled from various sources, are the 5 most expensive meteorites ever traded. ALSO READ – First time, real dinosaurs in full state are presented
It is a pallasite type meteorite in nickel iron and contains olivine crystals. Scientists believe that only 1% of all meteorites that fall on Earth are pallasite. This meteorite is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old. The selling price reached 1.7 million euros or around Rp. 31.8 billion.
The Brenham meteorite is also made of pallasite and weighs half a tonne. Found in Kansas, USA, in 2005, shaped like a shield. This meteorite is worth 896 thousand euros, or around Rp. 16 billion.
The rock, which is thought to be one of the largest meteorites found on Earth, was sold for 851,000 euros or Rp.15 billion in New York City, United States. However, after being sold, this celestial object was immediately donated to the American Museum of Natural History. Indeed, the stone weighing more than 16 tons was found in 1902.