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Lot 8: EXOTIC DRONINO METEORITE — EXTRATERRESTRIAL MONOLITHIC SCULPTURE, Iron, ataxite (ungrouped) Ryazan district, Russia

This monolith-like meteorite features what is among the very best examples of Dronino’s singular furrowed texture. This texture, as well as the meteorite’s columnar-like morphology which tapers at both ends, are the result of terrestrialization (exposure to Earth’s elements) and the atypical nickel-rich composition of this meteorite. A pewter to platinum patina envelops the meteorite’s surface.... read more
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07 Feb 15:00 - 14 Feb 15:07
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Christie's