Gibeon Meteorite Polished and Etched Slice - "The Wave"
Iron-Nickel, Fine Octahedrite
Kalahari Desert, Namibia, Africa
Gibeon meteorites are in very high demand as they are hard to find and possess a most beautiful internal crystalline structure when cut and etched. Gibeon meteorites were discovered in the Kalahari Desert of Namibia, Africa from a fall that occurred thousands of years before they were encountered by humans. The present partial slice is uniquely attractive, exhibiting a wavelike appearance with two polished and etched surfaces displaying the Widmanstätten structure. Weighing approximately 287 grams and measuring 245 x 55 x 4.8mm