Gibeon Meteorite — Tabletop Sculpture From Outer Space

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Lot 20
Gibeon Meteorite — Tabletop Sculpture From Outer Space

Sold for US$ 26,887 inc. premium
Gibeon Meteorite — Tabletop Sculpture From Outer Space
Iron, fine octahedrite
Gibeon, Great Nama Land, Namibia


This deceptively massive meteorite balances in a variety of orientations, including a perspective in which the meteorite appears as an oversized tunnel penetrating a mountainous mass. With an abundance of character and bright chrome to platinum patina, this tabletop specimen is an archetypal example of a select Gibeon meteorite. If this meteorite were cut, which should never occur given its character, the fine octahedral matrix seen in the previous and subsequent lots would be in evidence. 221 x 159 x 157mm (8.75 x 6.25 x 6in) and 10.6 kilos (23.3 pounds)
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