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Mari • 1 year ago

Shirokovsky (pseudo-pallasite), meteorwrong of unknown origin (man made). Not a meteorite, but strongly resembles a stony-iron space rock. This full slice is approx. 40 grams and is less than 2mm thick. It has some transparent crystals when held up to a bright light. Most of the other non-metallic inclusions are opaque. From the Galactic Stone Collection, not for sale.

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