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    Sericho Meteorite Slice
    Pallasite
    Kenya - (1°5'41.16"N, 39°6'8.30"E)
    Found: 2016

    Pallasites are generally considered the most attractive of all meteorite varieties due in no small part to the presence of greenish-golden Olivine crystals amid its otherwise metallic composition. The stunning slice, weighing a substantial 518.7 grams, is simply exquisite with virtually complete crystalline coverage over both smooth and reflective display faces. Many of the crystals are translucent, and the example of the Sericho Meteorite, recently discovered in Kenya, is as fine as exists and exhibits a top quality finish. The irregular shape is captivating, and both surfaces replete with the colorful crystallization are pristine.
    Overall Measurements: 9.65 x 9.29 x 0.12 inches (24.50 x 23.60 x 0.31 cm), weighs 518.7 grams

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


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

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

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    20th Saturday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    3 Days 2h 1m 25s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 9
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72158) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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    Dallas, TX 75207

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