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

    Libyan Desert Glass is considered an "impactite," meaning it was created as the result of a meteoric impact with the Earth. This unique material exhibits a vitreous quality and pleasing greenish-yellow coloration. The smoothed specimen weighs 206 grams and features a flame-like shape with roughly triangular form and even some shallow "pseudo regmaglypts" adding to the aesthetics of the piece.
    Overall Measurements: 3.68 x 2.20 x 1.92 inches (9.35 x 5.60 x 4.88 cm), weighs 206 grams

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


    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

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    Auction Dates
    August
    18th Saturday
    Post-Auction Buys Period Ends
    28 Days 9h 37m
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