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Gibeon Meteorite. Full slice with Widmanstatten pattern - 132 g

Lot reference 28603197
Gibeon Meteorite. Full slice with Widmanstatten pattern - 132 g

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1838, Namibia

Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite: Gibeon
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite: Meteorite. Full slice with Widmanstatten pattern
Weight: 132 g
Origin (Region/ City): 1838
Origin (Country): Namibia

Gibeon was first found in Namibia in 1838. It is classified as a fine octahedrite type IVA, iron meteorite. As an iron meteorite, it probably comes from the core of asteroids that were destroyed by impacts with other bodies. It is an alloy of iron-nickel mainly although it contains other trace elements.

Gibeon is one of the most sought-after meteorites. It was easily available decades ago but in the last years many jewelry makers have been working with this meteorite and its scarcity has augmented.

In this auction a full slice is offered. This specimen is very aesthetic and shows the classic Widmanstatten pattern, the form of crystallization of iron in space when cooling down 1 Celsius degree per million years. The pattern is very fine and reflects light in different directions, as seen in the pictures.

Weight is 131,9 grams.

Certificate of authenticity included.

Packages are usually sent on Friday morning, after the auction. Shipping is combined in all my listings - if you win multiple items, only one shipping cost is paid.

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About the seller:
Specialized in meteorites and impactites. All of them are certified to be authentic as a member of the International Meteorite Collectors Association IMCA #5591.
Several expeditions have been carried out to find meteorites in Sweden, Poland, Russia and Morocco. I also sell in the Ensisheim and Munich shows.
A great effort is made here to offer items without a reserve price, making them very accessible to new collectors as well as for the experienced ones.

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  • Got the Gao meteorite in one week from Spain well packed and in good condition. Good contact with seller Miguel. Good trustable seller!

    user-3c05708 August 16, 2019

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    Artikel wie beschrieben, schnell versendet.
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    Barbon August 12, 2019

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    Schönes Individuum. Lieferzeit war trotz Erinnerung noch akzeptabel. Vielen Dank für dieses Sammlerstück. Ich bin zufrieden.
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    Precies als op de foto. Snel afgeleverd. Alles prima
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    ginnick August 10, 2019

  • Very nice specimen, representative of this famous fall. Fast shipping. Smooth transaction.

    user-2f2c9ee August 1, 2019

  • Excellent seller. Item well described and fast shipment. Many thanks.

    Chabti17 August 1, 2019

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    user-01081b7 July 15, 2019

  • Recebido, tudo bien.

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    super pallasite un petit nettoyage et polissage . Nikel.
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    user-a3d4b72 June 28, 2019

  • Very positive
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    Envois soigné, très bien protégé.
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    user-60c4d24 June 26, 2019

  • Recebido tudo bien, gracias.

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    Bien reçu, bel échantillon, vendeur fiable et honnête je recommande.Merci
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    danieldacosta June 7, 2019

  • Got the Agoudat shatter cone well packed and in good condition. Nice special piece to expand my collection of meteorites and impacts. Good and trustable seller

    user-3c05708 June 6, 2019

  • Fast delivery and well packaged. Perfect.

    Mtivo1998 June 5, 2019

  • Très satisfait de ces achats correspondant parfaitement à la description. Envoi très rapide.

    user-4dea6d1 June 5, 2019

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