Admire Meteorite Slice
Admire, Lyon County, Kansas
Discovered in 1881, the Admire pallasite is unique among pallasites in that its olivine crystals display chatoyancy, a fascinating change of luster within a gemstone due to the way in which light is reflected. The present specimen is a beautiful slice of this distinctive meteorite, displaying large olivine crystals in a brightly polished matrix.
Weighs 194.9 grams; Measures 6 ½ x 4 1/4in