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Gibeon - King of metallic meteorites - 880 g.

Gibeon - King of metallic meteorites - 880 g.

The meteorite was discovered by the inhabitants of the current Namibian and used by them to make tools and weapons since prehistoric times.

In 1836, the English Captain J. E. Alexander collected samples of the meteorite and sent them to London, where they were analyzed by John Herschel, who confirmed for the first time the alien nature of the material.

Gibeon meteorite has a structure of thin octaedrita, and is known as the King of metallic meteorites for its great beauty in the Court and its stability to oxidation, which makes it in the most sought-after meteorite for jewelry making.

For years, the export of Gibeon is prohibited by the Government of Namibia so increasingly are less copies that go on sale.

A magnificent opportunity to make with this wonderful Meteor, which can not be missing in any collection.

As members of IMCA (International meteorites collectors Association) we guarantee the authenticity of all of our products. Buy warranties.

Greetings and good luck!

Adrian Contreras Gomez. IMCA #7412

Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite Gibeon meteorite
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite Iron meteorite
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Origin (Region/ City) África
Origin (Country) Namibia
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