The Gibeon meteorite field was first reported by Captain T.E. Alexander in 1838 and is located in Great Namaqualand in Namibia. All iron meteorites, including this one, emerged from the core of a planet that briefly existed between Mars and Jupiter and whose surviving fragments are now referred to as the asteroid belt. This meteorite is classified as a fine octahedrite with Widmanstatten patterning as seen in the surface of the sphere. This is one of the largest such spheres ever to be offered for sale.