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    Gibeon Meteroite Slice
    Iron, fine octahedrite - IVA
    Great Nama Land, Namibia - (25° 30'S, 18° 0'E)
    3.39 x 2.88 x 0.17 inches (8.60 x 7.31 x 0.42 cm)


    The strewn field associated with the Gibeon Meteorite which fell in Namibia is one of the most popular of all iron Meteorites. It also happens to exhibit the attractive geometric Widmanstatten patterning so associated with certain varieties. This nice slab has been cut and etched on both faces to highlight that unique and appealing pattern. There is are some rust veins consistent with the iron present in the mass.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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