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Moldavite (Tektite - natural glass caused by meteorite impact) from Vltava (Moldau) River, southern Bohemia, Czech Republic (Type Locality for Moldavite)

 
Moldavite (Tektite - natural glass caused by meteorite impact) from Vltava (Moldau) River, southern Bohemia, Czech Republic (Type Locality for Moldavite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 54866
Mineral:Moldavite (Tektite - natural glass caused by meteorite impact)
Locality:Vltava (Moldau) River, southern Bohemia, Czech Republic (Type Locality for Moldavite)
Description:Translucent green moldavite, the fused natural glass resulting from the impact of a meteorite about 15 million years ago in central Europe, with wavy flow patterns resulting from the impact process. Weight: 1.3 grams
Overall Size:22x15x4 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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