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Lot 39: Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and other Rare Meteorites

With pronounced scalloping along animated contours, all surfaces are frosted, the result of epochs of sandblasting by desert winds.
101 x 87 x 39 mm. (4 x 3½ x 1½ in.) and 353.4 g. (¾ lbs)

Natural glass formed as the result of terrestrial sandstone liquefying following a cataclysmal impact with an asteroid millions of years ago.
Tektites are pieces of silicate glass whose origin was long... read more
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Timed:
06 Feb 15:00 - 14 Feb 16:28
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