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    GIBEON METEORITE - LEAF-SHAPED END PIECE
    Iron, fine octahedrite - IVA
    Great Nama Land, Namibia - (25° 30'S, 18° 0'E)
    This inviting leaf-shaped end piece provides a fascinating reveal on the internal and external structure of a Gibeon iron meteorite. Like an ancient, delicate, extraterrestrial scroll, a light etch is framed here by an undulating exterior surface of delicate peaks and scallops-an intriguing counterpoint to the shimmering crystalline matrix. Exhibiting the best attributes of the internal and external structure of an exemplary iron meteorite. 189 x 120 x 31mm (7.5 x 4.75 x 1.25 inches) and 1459.7 grams (3.25 pounds).


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    14th Sunday
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