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Libyan Desert Glass | 16.72 Grams | Premium Color and Shape | Authentic Impactite

$162.53 CAD

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Estimated delivery between 23 July and 28 July.

This is a rare and fantastic 16.72 gram Libyan Desert Glass from Kuffra, Libya, with dimensions of 40x25x14 mm. 

Although its exact origin is still debated, the leading theory suggests it was formed by a high-energy event, such as a meteoric impact or airburst, that melted the desert sand directly where it lay, without being ejected into the atmosphere and re-entering. This results in different physical characteristics compared to tektites​. Libyan Desert Glass is found specifically in the Great Sand Sea of the Eastern Sahara, within a more localized area spanning parts of western Egypt and eastern Libya.

Characterized by its yellow to greenish-yellow color, it lacks the aerodynamic shapes of tektites and often appears as irregularly shaped pieces. It is almost pure silica (around 98%) with very few impurities. Throughout history, it has been regarded as a mystical and powerful material, sometimes used in talismans and amulets.

This piece displays extremely well and is a quality translucent specimen. It has an aesthetic shape with a beautiful wind eroded body from the years spent in the Desert. Would be a beautiful addition to any new or existing collection. Comes with a Canagem Collection specimen card.

All specimens are authentic with all provenance information provided.

Specimen Information Cards and/or Appraisals are provided when applicable.

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