Meteoric iron, metallic portion melted under glass

Made:
before 1889

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Meteoric iron, metallic portion melted under glass, and allowed to cool in the furnace, conducted by R. Smith, on portions of the largest meteorite in the British Museum and on the rust derived from it

Details

Category:
Metallurgy
Object Number:
1889-164/2721
type:
specimen
taxonomy:
  • sample
credit:
John Percy Collection