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    HARDESTY IRON METEORITE - PARTIAL SLICE FEATURING EXQUISITE CRYSTALLINE PATTERN
    Medium Octahedrite (IIIAB)
    Texas County, Oklahoma

    Difficult to obtain, this is a rectangular partial slice of a small iron meteorite. When rocks were being cleared in a field in Texas County, Oklahoma - in the middle of the panhandle, just above Texas - only a single 8.58 kg mass was recovered. The signature crystalline pattern seen, which is diagnostic proof of otherwordly origins, is among the more resplendent known.
    It measures 1 x .75 x 0.1 inches (28 x 17 x 3 mm) and weighs 13.01 grams.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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