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Watch with Mounionalusta Meteorite Dial



The Muonionalusta meteorite is a renowned and fascinating extraterrestrial relic that holds a significant place in the world of meteoritics. Here are some key facts and history about the Muonionalusta meteorite:


  1. Origin: The Muonionalusta meteorite was discovered in the Muonio River area of northern Sweden, near the village of Kitkiöjärvi, in 1906. It is believed to have fallen to Earth around one million years ago.


  1. Composition: Muonionalusta is classified as an iron meteorite, specifically belonging to the octahedrite group. It is composed primarily of iron (Fe) and nickel (Ni), with trace amounts of other elements such as cobalt, phosphorus, and carbon.


  1. Widely Studied: Muonionalusta is one of the most well-known and extensively studied meteorites due to its remarkable preservation and unique characteristics.


  1. Striking Widmanstätten Patterns: One of the distinguishing features of the Muonionalusta meteorite is its mesmerizing Widmanstätten patterns. These intricate, intersecting patterns are a result of its slow cooling over millions of years in space and reveal the crystalline structure of the iron-nickel alloy.


  1. Age and Impact: Scientists estimate that the Muonionalusta meteorite is approximately 4.5 billion years old, making it a relic from the early stages of our solar system. It is believed to have originated from the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and was likely formed during a collision between protoplanets.


  1. Witness to Ice Ages: The Muonionalusta meteorite's age and preservation also make it an invaluable tool for studying Earth's history. Researchers have used the meteorite's exposure to cosmic rays to establish the timing of past ice ages and glacial events.


  1. Widely Collected and Appreciated: Muonionalusta meteorite specimens are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide. The striking beauty of its Widmanstätten patterns, combined with its rarity and historical significance, make it a prized addition to any meteorite collection.


Studies have shown it to be the oldest discovered meteorite impacting the Earth during the Quaternary Period, about one million years ago. Since landing on Earth the meteorite has experienced four ice ages.


By incorporating the Muonionalusta meteorite into your timepiece, you embracing a piece of celestial history, connecting with the mysteries of the universe while adorning your wrist with a truly unique and captivating masterpiece.