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Lot 3: IMILAC PALLASITE PARTIAL SLICE — THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EXTRATERRESTRIAL SUBSTANCE KNOWN, Stony Iron. Pallasite (PAL) Atacama Desert, Chile

Recovered from the Atacama Desert atop the Andes, the highest desert on Earth. This partial slice is wrapped on three sides by its natural external edge along with one long cut edge at the base. Loaded with olivine and peridot suspended in a gleaming iron-nickel matrix, this is a superior example of the most bedazzling extraterrestrial substance known. Modern cutting.
137 x 229 x 3mm. (5⅓ x 9 x... read more
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Timed:
07 Feb 15:00 - 14 Feb 15:05
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Christie's