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The Meson del Fierro April 15, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern, Prehistoric
The Meson del Fierro

The Meson del Fierro was a huge piece of iron in the depths of the Chaco in the badlands of South America (modern Argentina). Eighteenth-century estimates claimed that it weighed about fifteen tons. And, in 1783, Michael Rubin de Celis, A Spanish naval official who had approached the lump of ore with some two hundred […]