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    Gibeon Iron
    Iron, fine octahedrite - IVA
    Great Nama Land, Namibia - (25° 30'S, 18° 0'E)
    3.26 x 1.81 x 1.56 inches (8.30 x 4.60 x 3.98 cm) (435 grams)

    The original Gibeon meteorite, which fell during prehistoric times, weighed nearly 26,000 kilograms. This is just a fragment off that massive Iron rock. This piece displays wear on the exterior most likely created when the meteorite entered the Earth's atmosphere. It is a perfect representation of the extraterrestrial giant.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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