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    Gibeon Meteorite Cube
    Iron, IVA
    Great Nama Land, Namibia - (25° 30'S, 18° 0'E)
    Found: 1836

    This sizable three-dimensional meteorite cube of Gibeon material features six equal square faces with vibrant Widmanstätten patterning. The metallic block is solid and robust, weighing nearly 900 grams. As Gibeon is a popular Iron octahedrite, the appearance of the Widmanstätten pattern via etching is to be expected, especially with a "worked" piece of the space rock. The simplicity of this offering really makes it so very intriguing and also represents a lot of space history in a stylish manner.
    Overall Measurements: 1.89 x 1.89 x 1.89 inches (4.80 x 4.80 x 4.80 cm), weighs 875 grams

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

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    20th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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