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    Canyon Diablo Meteorite
    Iron, IAB-MG
    Meteor Crater, Coconino County
    Arizona, USA
    Found: 1891

    The undisputed quintessential American meteorite, Canyon Diablo is a top Iron popular the world over. Associated with the Barringer Meteor Crater in Arizona, this iconic material has long been sought after by collectors. This piece of the octahedrite offers a lovely and consistent appearance over its dark, rich coating with hints of desert patina amid numerous shallow regmaglypt 'thumbprint' indentations over its varied surface. This heavy specimen weighs 4.4 kilograms (9.7 pounds) and features a 'growth fold' resulting in a singular deep crevice. This representation is quite stable and provides a fine combination of size, aesthetics and form. There is an elegant simplicity to the piece, and it belongs in a display case.
    Overall Measurements: 5.55 x 4.05 x 3.46 inches (14.10 x 10.28 x 8.80 cm), weighs 4.4 kilograms (9.73 pounds)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
    Post-Auction Buys Period Ends
    27 Days 4h 53m
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