In 2000, near Fukang, China, a Chinese dealer obtained a mass from Xinjiang Province, China, with a weight of 1,003 kilograms (2,211 lb). He removed from the main mass about 20 kilograms (44 lb), and in February 2005, the meteorite was taken to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, where it was seen by Dante Lauretta of University of Arizona.
Subsequently, the mass was investigated by D. Goreva at Southwest Meteorite Center, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, United States, North America.
It is a pallasite a type of stonyiron meteorite with olivine crystals. It is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old. Low mintage of just 600 coins worldwide. Incredibly detailed 6 mm high relief strike.
Unique copper plating Geniune Fukang Meteroite inset. 999 Mintage: 666 Diameter: 50 mm Mint capsule, Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity.
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The item "2018 Niue 2 oz World of Meteorites Fukang High Relief Meteorite Silver Coin" is in sale since Tuesday, September 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins". The seller is "artincoins" and is located in Verdun, Quebec. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.