Stardust from the Muonionalusta meteorite
Sawing and grinding
This bottle contains the remains of meteorites after they have been sawn and ground. This fine substance is called 'stardust' because it concerns extraterrestrial material.
Stardust of the Muonionalusta meteorite
This box contains the remains of the Muonionalusta iron meteorite. These are obtained after cutting the meteorite. Iron meteorites are often sliced to reflect the internal structure that can be obtained from etching.
The box has a size of 2.5 cm by 2.5 cm and is provided with a magnet around it forms the iron stardust. The magnet provides the unique shape that the stardust takes.