Great Sand Sea - Western Desert, Egypt
|Number of items:||1|
|Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite:||Libyan desert glass|
|Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite:||Tektite|
|Dimensions (in cm):||9 x 6 x 4.5 cm|
|Weight (in g):||203 g|
|Origin (Region/ City):||Great Sand Sea - Western Desert|
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
|Member since:||June 25, 2018|
Great experience. Good service, very nice product, fast shipment.
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|Rest of Europe||$17.36|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Bern (Bern), Switzerland.
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