Natural and genuine Libyan Desert Tektite, or “Desert Glass” found in Northern Africa.
This specimen measures about 1-3/4″ x 1″ x 1/2″ and weighs 14.1 grams.
This naturally occurring glass-like tektite is suspected to be of meteoric origin. Scientists are in constant debate about its origin. It is transparent, having a light to medium yellow/gold color. It shows ablation, although that may have occurred as the result of being sculpted by sand as opposed to flying through the atmosphere. Either way, it is a unique specimen.
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