“On the Catawiki auction to sell a piece of a meteorite’s age is 4.5 billion years old

– On the Catawiki auction to sell a piece of Muonionalusta meteorite age of 4.5 billion years, The Local reports.

Experts of the auction expect to gain for the chip weight 26,5 kg to 200 thousand CZK ($24,5 thousand), you can place a bet until 22 October. The stone is accompanied by a certificate guaranteeing its authenticity.

The Muonionalusta meteorite is the oldest in the world. Its name he received on behalf of the river Muonio in the North of Sweden and Finland, not far from the place where it was first discovered in 1910. The meteorite fell to Earth about a million years ago, but the actual age of the rock is estimated at 4.5 billion years.

A 4.5 billion-year-old Swedish meteorite is going up for auction https://t.co/KsTaWrsP2Z pic.twitter.com/q29REw9Hi9

— The Local Sweden (@TheLocalSweden) 19 Oct 2017

To date, found about 40 fragments of the Muonionalusta.

Catawiki, an online auction on eBay’s model, designed for collectors who want to sell or purchase rare or unique items.

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