Fukang etched slice
Lot 9043
Fukang Polished and Etched Slice – An Unparalleled Space Gem Showpiece
Sold for US$ 27,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Natural History New York
30 Apr 2008 13:00 EDT

Auction 16422
Lot Details
Fukang Polished and Etched Slice – An Unparalleled Space Gem Showpiece
Fukang, Xinjiang Uygar, China
Polished and etched on both sides, this slice is from the main mass of the famed Fukang meteorite. Approximately 5mm thick, the matchless slice is of astounding quality. Virtually every crystal is gem quality olivine. The light passing through its spectacular crystals provides a vision of Fukang’s unearthly mosaic of space gems. This piece is truly a reflection of the beauty of the cosmos. Please refer to lot 942 for more information.
Measures 8 x 6 ½in and weighing 950 grams
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