Esquel slice
Lot 2240
Esquel Slice
Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium
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Esquel Slice
Stony-iron pallasite
Chubut, Argentina

One of the most sought-after pallasites of all is Esquel. Its large, spellbinding olivine crystals are thought to have originated in the core-mantle boundary of a large planetary body which broke apart, producing the Asteroid Belt. The present example shows the characteristic large crystals in a finely polished iron matrix.
Weighs 112 grams. Measures

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