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    CLARK COUNTY - PARTIAL SLICE OF IRON METEORITE THAT FELL TO EARTH 600,000 YEARS AGO
    Iron - IIIF
    Clark County, Kentucky, USA - (38° 0'N, 84° 10'W)
    This is an uncommon offering of the Clark County medium octahedrite. As meteorites are concerned, Clark County has an unusual earthly provenance - it has been here for a while. According to Vagn Buchwald's "Handbook of Iron Meteorites" (actually three large volumes), Clark County's terrestrial age has been estimated to be 600,000 years. In addition, Clark County contains the greatest amount of helium save one other meteorite - but it's not going anywhere, except to the successful bidder. 45 x 38 x 7mm (1.75 x 1.5 x 0.25 inches) and 77.73 grams.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    14th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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