Seymchan Meteorite – Polished and Etched Complete Slice

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Lot 62P
Seymchan Meteorite – Polished and Etched Complete Slice

Sold for US$ 3,187 inc. premium

Meteorites and Impact Memorabilia

Online only

21 May 2020 ended at 13:00 PDT

Online, Los Angeles

Seymchan Meteorite – Polished and Etched Complete Slice
Iron, Coarse Octahedrite, IIE Pallasite
Magadan District, Russia

Pallasites provide a glimpse of the internal structure of differentiated asteroids; their chemical makeup and visual texture suggest they formed near the mantle/core boundary of a parent body. Here is a representation of the inner workings of an asteroid, a marvelous complete slice boasting golden olivine (peridot.) Both sides of this beautiful specimen exhibit the polished and etched Widmanstätten crystalline structure of the interior of the meteorite. Weighing approximately 387 grams and measuring 222 x 113 x 4mm
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Seymchan Meteorite – Polished and Etched Complete Slice
Seymchan Meteorite – Polished and Etched Complete Slice
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