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    Muonioanlusta Meteorite Three-Dimensional Cube
    Muonionalusta - Iron fine octahedrite - (IVA)
    Northern Sweden - (67° 48'N, 23° 6'E)

    The beautiful material that comprises certain meteorites can sometimes be made into something very special, as is the case with this phenomenal three-dimensional cube of Muonionalusta meteorite. This unusual presentation features six sides of some 2 square inches (5 cm) which all showcase an exquisite Widmanstätten pattern as this Iron octahedrite features interwoven patterns of Kamacite and Taenite banding. The finish of this block is superior to what is normally seen in such examples as the cube has a wonderful shine enhancing its appearance. This hefty geometric item weighs just over one full kilogram.
    Overall Measurements: 2.00 x 2.00 x 2.00 inches (5.08 x 5.08 x 5.08 cm), weighs 1,002 grams

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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