Found while filming Meteorite Men in Episode 202: "Hidden Atacama Desert Gems, Chile."
Did you know that Chile was the site of the very first meteorite hunting expedition Steve and Geoff went on together, back in 1997? They didn't meet in person until they were both actually in Chile, after days of international travel!
In the first-ever overseas "Meteorite Men" episode, Steve and Geoff revisit the site where their hunting partnership began back in 1997: the Imilac pallasite strewnfield high in Chile's Atacama Desert. It was winter at 11,000 feet in the driest desert on the planet, but with new equipment and grim determination, the guys persevered through the harshest of conditions and — on the desolate plains of Vaca Muerta — make one of the most significant discoveries of their careers.
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Vaca Muerta Impactite and Crater Sand Meteorite Men Collectible
Approximately 1 gram Vaca Muerta impactite in gem jar, plus a quaint vial of sand collected from the crater. Accompanied by a Meteorite Men photo, postcard and embossed Certificate of Authenticity, and specimen identification card.
$30.00 with free shipping in the USA!
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