Lot 4008: Belle Plaine Meteorite Slice

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2018-10-11 08:57:11

Lot 4008

Superb Belle Plaine chondrite meteorite slice, found in Kansas in 1950, exhibiting extremely unusual micro-breccia. The exquisite full slice weighs 222.3 grams and measures approximately 255 mm x 230 mm x 2 mm. This full slice of the celebrated Kansas black chondrite comes from the Oscar Monnig Meteorite Collection and has been cut marvelously thin to offer fantastic surface-to-weight ratio. Quite dazzling and a gorgeous, impressive display piece. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card.

Estimate: $1000-$1500

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