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

    This "barbell" example of Gibeon Meteorite boasts a spectacular shape with an extreme indentation in the core, which is wrapped by highly textural surfaces. Shallow 'thumprint' regmaglypts cover its entire exterior that is dusted with an appealing and contrasting reddish-orange coloration. Weighing in at the substantial figure of 5.9 kilograms (13 pounds), this classic-looking Iron meteorite looks like what a real meteorite should. Gibeon, from Namibia, is one of THE most iconic and popular meteorites worldwide. This striking piece exhibits an amazing natural shape with a partial hole in the center and bold texture.
    Overall Measurements: 9.06 x 5.12 x 3.15 inches (23.00 x 13.00 x 8.00 cm), weighs 5.89 kilograms (13 pounds)

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


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    20th Saturday 11:50 am CT
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    20th Saturday
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    (Lots 72001-72158) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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