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    Libyan Desert Glass

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

    Libyan Desert Glass is classified as a tektite, the secondary result of a meteoric impact. This naturally formed glass is readily identified by the vitreous luster, a greenish-yellow coloration, and conchoidal fractures. This specimen weighing 323 grams exhibits a rich, translucent greenish-yellow hue and has glassy texture all over with one smooth 'break' that represents a diagnostic smooth curving fracture.
    Overall Measurements: 3.57 x 2.82 x 1.87 inches (9.07 x 7.17 x 4.76 cm), weighs 323 grams

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    20th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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