Esquel Meteorite Slice
The famous Esquel meteorite contains olivine, the only gemstone from outer space. These beautiful greenish yellow crystals present in pallasites are identical structurally and chemically to Earths gemstone, peridot. Discovered in Argentina in 1951 by a farmer digging a livestock pond, many collectors regard Esquel as the finest example of all stony-iron pallasites. Offered is a slice exemplifying Esquels bounty of olivine crystals.
Weighs 201.1 grams; Measures 5 1/4 x 4in