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Beautiful ESQUEL Pallasite Meteorite Pendant - Jewelry

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On Offer: Beautiful Esquel Pallasite Meteorite Pendant set in Sterling Silver.

Dimensions: Approximately: 18mm x 12.2mm x 2.5mm

The Esquel pallasite meteorite is arguably one of the prettiest pallasites ever discovered. The Olivine Crystals in this pendant are extremely translucent. This piece has a simple but uniquely elegant design, created by our partner, meteorite artisan Joshua Isler. The centerpiece was hand cut, set and finished in Tucson, AZ by Josh. All of our silver settings are always 925 Sterling Silver. 

The Esquel pallasite is highly sought after by artisan jewelers for its amazing crystalline beauty, stability, and extraterrestrial origin.

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Basic information Name: Esquel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Country: Argentina
Mass: 755 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:   MB 29   (1964)   Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   Pallasite
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   Pallasite-Main gr
Recommended:   Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications

Writeup from MB 29:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

ESQUEL, Esquel, Chubut Province (Patagonian Territory), Argentina; φ = 42°54'S, λ = 71°20'W.

FOUND, probably before 1951.

STONY-IRON, pallasite.

1 specimen, weight about 1500 kg. They meteorite was found awbeded in the soil; brought to Buenos Aires City, is in possession of his finder.

Source: An Article L. O. Giacomelli, Meteoritos halladus en la Patagonia. Argentina Austral, Ann XXXIV, No 370-371, 14, 1962, Buenos Aires, and report Dr. L. O.. Giacomelli (Buenos Aires, Argentina), in a letter, XI.30.1963.



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