Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual

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Lot 23P
Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual

Sold for US$ 3,187 inc. premium

Meteorites and Impact Memorabilia

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21 May 2020 ended at 13:00 PDT

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Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
Iron-Nickel, Fine Octahedrite
Kalahari Desert, Namibia, Africa

Gibeon meteorites are in very high demand as they are now seldom seen on the market, particularly in the size range and aesthetic quality of the present specimen. Gibeon meteorites were discovered in the Kalahari Desert of Namibia, Africa from a fall that occurred thousands of years before they were discovered. Gibeon meteorites are often considered to have the most aesthetically pleasing regmaglypts. The present complete individual specimen exhibits a large soup ladle shape with a deep bowl. Weighing approximately 4548 grams and measuring 190 x 140 x 60mm

Footnotes

  • Provenance: "Meteorite Men", TV documentary series, Science Channel)
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Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
Aesthetic Gibeon Meteorite - Complete Individual
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