Asteroids with the highest mineral and element value

This statistic shows the 15 most valuable asteroids in the asteroid belt based on their mineral, element, and compound content. Davida, worth 26.99 quintillion U.S. dollars is the most valuable asteroid in the asteroid belt, and is the seventh-largest asteroid in the asteroid belt. Davida, which is a carbonaceous chondrite type of asteroid, contains several valuable materials including nickel, iron, cobalt, water, nitrogen, hydrogen, and ammonia.

Most valuable asteroids in the asteroid belt based on mineral and element content (in quintillion U.S. dollars)*

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Release date

November 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

* Asteroids in the asteroid belt that lies between Mars and Jupiter.
Quintillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

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