Esquel

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    A slice of the Esquel meteorite. This type of meteorite is from the core-mantle boundary of an ancient planetoid that was smacked apart billions of years ago. The metal is iron/nickle core material and the crystals are peridot from the mantle area. At the interface, they mix together as you can see. This piece is from my collection.

    smiling_da_vinci, binarydreams, and 31 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Beej Jorgensen ages ago | reply

      Well! I was just in Grass Valley, CA the day before yesterday looking at meteorites in a local shop there--I forget the name. Got the rundown on a number of meteorites he had on display, including four of these. It's a pricey thing to collect! Very beautiful and...otherworldly, however.

    2. patisfaction ~ censored [deleted] ages ago | reply

      awsum piece!

    3. smiling_da_vinci ages ago | reply

      Oh my god! What a wonderful specimen of Esquel!

    4. Ǎɗɑɭ 120 months ago | reply

      wonderful... I want one like this! :D

    5. Lakerdog 64 months ago | reply

      a cool beauty

    6. Blind Spot Jewellery 40 months ago | reply

      I am speachless.... such a beauty!!!

    7. Engineer J 6 months ago | reply

      Rarity and beauty!

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