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    Libyan Desert Glass
    Libyan Desert Glass Area
    Great Sand Sea
    Western Desert, Egypt

    This rather large piece of Libyan Desert glass exhibits several telling features. Much of textural surface has a subtle, bubbly appearance. Multiple shades of greens, and even yellows, characterize the varied skin of this most unique material. There is a small glassy "window" where several edges converge that exhibit a conchoidal fracture highlighting its vitreous internal composition. Weighing well in excess of 1,000 grams, this is a fairly large specimen with a great deal of variety across its multi-aspect surfaces.
    Overall Measurements: 6.30 x 3.90 x 3.35 inches (16.00 x 9.90 x 8.50 cm), weighs 1,069 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: 0
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