Cohiba cigar tin filled with small stony meteorites. From the Galactic Stone Collection. Not for sale.
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Osmium twinning / Osmium is a hard, brittle, blue-gray or blue-black transition metal in the platinum family & is the densest naturally occurring element, with a density of 22.59 g/cm3 (slightly greater than that of iridium & twice that of lead). #minerals #rocks #crystal
Diogenite meteorite. This stony achondrite type originates from the deep mantle zone of asteroid Vesta. It consists of pyroxene and plagioclase crystals embedded in a rocky host matrix. Diogenites can vary greatly in appearance. This specimen is a fresh example of the Johnstown meteorite fall.