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Tektite (natural glass from meteorite impact) from Guandong, China

Tektite (natural glass from meteorite impact) from Guandong, China

Mineral:Tektite (natural glass from meteorite impact)
Locality:Guandong, China
Description:Elongated specimen of natural glass caused by the impact of a meteorite with the surface of the Earth. Note the elongated tear-drop shape caused by cooling while falling. The tektite has typical bubble depressions in the surface on all sides.
Overall Size:4.5x1.5x1.5 cm
Archived: For reference only






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