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

    This sizable example of Libyan Desert Glass weighs a significant 833 grams. The large mass of greenish impactite features a rough and rugged exterior with an opacity and cloudy nature. Its smooth interior resulted from a conchoidal fracture, which is consistent and diagnostic of glass. This fantastic piece is substantial, vitreous, and colorful, and what it represents, a meteoric impact, is truly a phenomenon.
    Overall Measurements: 4.72 x 4.53 x 3.77 inches (12.00 x 11.50 x 9.57 cm), weighs 833 grams

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


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
    Post-Auction Buys Period Ends
    28 Days 8h 57m
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