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    Meteorites

    Gebel Kamil Meteorite Slice
    Iron (ungrouped)
    East Uweinat Desert, Egypt

    The Gebel Kamil is classified as an ataxite meteorite, characterized by a lack of internal structure. When etched, there is a noticeable absence of any Widmanst├Ątten pattern. The classification is rare, with high nickel content that restricts the formation of that structural patterning. This example is a reflective and metallic slab with a shiny silvery polished surface on both sides. Tiny, linear, indentations add character on the smooth surfaces, and the specimen is relatively thick and heavy for its size, weighing 116 grams.
    Overall Measurements: 2.97 x 2.79 x 0.21 inches (7.54 x 7.09 x 0.54 cm), weighs 116 grams

    Provenance: Central Coast Collection

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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