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Gibeon Iron Meteorite Damascus Guitar Pick

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  • $ 75.00


 

On Offer: Meteorite Damascus guitar pick

Dimensions: Approximately 31.2mm x 26mm x 1.2mm

Meteorite Type: Iron Meteorite 
Description: This amazing guitar pick is made out of a mix of Carbon steel and Iron meteorite. It contains 40% Gibeon Iron meteorite and High Carbon tool steel. This piece does have a hole and could easily be made into a pendant.
What you get: Meteorite Damascus Steel guitar pick, from the mix of Iron meteorite and Carbon Steel set in Sterling Silver bail as shown, and signed Certificate of Authenticity.

I offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy. 

  

 

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Gibeon
Basic information Name: Gibeon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1836
Country: Namibia
Mass: 26 t
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:   MB 36   (1966)   Iron
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   IVA
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   IVA
Recommended:   Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.  [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Writeup

Writeup from MB 36:
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[Description of paired specimen:]

DISCOVERY OF NICO IRON METEORITE, SOUTH WEST AFRICA

Name: NICO.

The place of fall or discovery: The farm of Nico near the railroad station of Asab, South West Africa; φ = 25°23' S, λ = 17°47" E.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1965.

Class and type: IRON.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 25.2 kg and 9.5 kg <iron-shale>.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by the aborigens probably on the site of the fall.

Source: Report of Dr. J. Zabringer (Heidelberg, Germany) in a letter, March 1, 1966.





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