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Lot 43: Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and other Rare Meteorites

This complete slice has an ellipsoidal light-colored clast in the upper right quadrant. Chondrules (for which chondrites are named) and chondrule fragments abound. Armored chondrules (each with a circumscribed wall of metallic iron-nickel and sulfide) are also in evidence. The cut surface is embellished by gleaming metal dispersed throughout. Modern cutting.
42 x 53 x 2 mm. (1⅔ x 2 x ⅛ in.) and... read more
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Timed:
06 Feb 15:00 - 14 Feb 16:28
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Christie's