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Libysches Wüstenglas Tektite - 9 x 6 x 4.5 cm - 203 g - (1)

Lot reference 20772301
Libysches Wüstenglas Tektite - 9 x 6 x 4.5 cm - 203 g - (1)

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Grosses Sandmeer - Westliche Wüste, Egypt

Number of items: 1
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite: Libysches Wüstenglas
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite: Tektite
Supplement: Impaktit
Dimensions (in cm): 9 x 6 x 4.5 cm
Weight (in g): 203 g
Origin (Region/ City): Grosses Sandmeer - Westliche Wüste
Origin (Country): Egypt

Absolutely unique desert glass. Large piece AAA quality. Mostly transparent when held against light. With typical surface on one side (smoothly sanded by sand and wind). A part somewhat rougher as it was lying in the sand. Very nice green/yellow colour. With some remnants of sand at the bottom. In perfect condition (no chips).

The pictures were taken in daylight (sun). The 1 cm cube is for size comparison only and not included in this auction.

Provenance: Great Sandsea (western Libyan desert, Egypt). Purchased in June 2018 from Alain Carion (a very well-known meteorite dealer from Paris) at a meteorite fair in Ensisheim, France.

Supplied with a certificate of authenticity. I am a member of the IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association), member No. 8629.

Shipping: “Priority and registered” from Switzerland.

I have been collecting desert glass, meteorites and minerals for over 15 years. You will find “saharagems” on various platforms on the internet as well.

Thomas - saharagems

Ch saharagems  

Reviews given: 3
Member since: June 25, 2018
  • Great experience. Good service, very nice product, fast shipment.

    user-7eaee2e August 8, 2018

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    user-87659d6 July 24, 2018

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