Sculptural gibeon 4.568 gms.
Lot 2218¤
Sculptural Gibeon
Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
Sculptural Gibeon
Iron, fine octahedrite
Great Nama Land, Namibia, Africa

Dramatic, shard-like edges and a splendid natural desert patina recommend this Gibeon meteorite, which displays like a work of contemporary art. In recent times, local Namibian tribesmen have located Gibeon specimens with the aid of metal detectors, a modern improvement over methods of their ancestors who fashioned recovered specimens into spear-points and other tools.
Measures 6 x 4.5 x 6.25in; weighs 4,568g (10.08lbs)
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