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|Mineral:||Tektite (natural glass from meteorite impact)|
|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|
|Status:||For reference only|
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