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    Muonionalusta

    Muonionalusta Meteorite Slice
    Iron, IVA
    Northern Sweden - (67° 48'N, 23° 6'E)
    Found: 1906

    This specimen is small in stature but unusually thick giving it a weight of nearly 200 grams. Etched on both sides to an incredible degree, this magnificent presentation of Muonionalusta Meteorite has an intense Widmanstätten patterning making it visually striking from both sides. The relatively thick edge boasts the same silvery gray coloration as the primary display faces. This is one spectacular but small meteorite with impact well beyond its size and weight. The Muonionalusta is the oldest of the meteorites on the Earth, and this is a rather remarkable representation of the world renowned Iron.
    Overall Measurements: 3.24 x 3.03 x 0.25 inches (8.22 x 7.69 x 0.63 cm), weighs 199 grams

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


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    20th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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