Pallasite Meteorite Cabochon Oblong

$75.00

  • Meteorite Type: Sericho
  • Weight: 2.5 grams
  • Approximate¬†Measurements: 23 mm x 10 mm x 3 mm
  • Additional¬†Information: Oval shape and one honey colored brillant olivine crystal in the corner. Etched on both sides.

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Pallasites are perhaps the most alluring of all meteorites, and they are certainly of great interest to collectors and enthusiasts. Pallasites consist of a nickel-iron matrix rich in colorful olivine crystals. Pallasites are believed to have formed at the core/mantle boundary of large asteroids and they are extremely rare. As of the summer of 2020, out of nearly 64,000 officially recognized meteorites, there are only 130 known pallasites.

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Weight 2.5 g

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