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Libyan Gold Tektite

Libyan Gold Tektite

Regular price $295.00 USD
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Crystal System: Amorphous. Weight: 62 grams. Hardness: 5.5

New reports show the first evidence of high-pressure damage, proving the glass formed during a meteorite impact. Libyan Gold Tektite or Libyan Desert glass was formed around 29 million years ago when a meteor struck the desert sands of Egypt.

King Tut's burial chestplate is adorned with a gold encrusted scarab carved from the Desert glass.

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