Esquel Meteorite Slice
This sample of the Esquel Meteorite that was found in Argentina in
1951 is "paper" thin and only weighs 71 grams, but the slice is
obviously highly translucent and fires in the light with a plethora
of green and gold Olivine crystals. The finish is not smooth and
slick, but the crystallization makes this a fine pallasite.
Overall Measurements: 5.04 x 3.28 x 0.09 inches (12.81 x 8.33 x
0.22 cm), weighs 71 grams
Provenance: The Property from an East Coast Collection
Phillips, New York, June 8, 1996 (lot 220)
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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