Moldavite - 1.74 g

Description
Moldavite - 1.74 g
Czech Republic, Czech Republic

Vtavin Moldavite pendant.

Silver pendant ring.

Moldavite fell in the form of a large meteor, entering the atmosphere with such force that it melted before impact. The result was the scattering of Moldavites throughout a small area of the Czech Republic. The Moldavite is thus classified in the category Tektites category (rocks formed from the impacts of meteorites).
The coloration of good quality Moldavites are from an olive green to a forest green, with a small percentage being ‘poison green’, a very light, intense emerald green.

Located in the southern part of the South Bohemia region, a few kilometres from the Austrian border, the little village of Besednice is a typical little village from the south of the Czech Republic.

The Besednice Moldavite are now stars, while Moldavite continues to gain value, now being a semi-precious stone. Unique because they are formed by the particular sandy composition of the area of Besednice, among the rarest due to their extremely small geographical concentration in the village, they are so coveted that their price very often exceeds 40 euros per gram. And prices continue to soar depending on their size: the largest can be traded for more than 100 euros per gram.

Lot details
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Moldavite
Supplement
Moldavite Vtavin
Weight
1.74 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Czech Republic
Origin (Country)
Czech Republic
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