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Libyan Desert Glass | Natural Impact Glass | 1.5 - 2.9 Grams | Authentic Impactite SO24

Choose your Libyan Desert Glass!  You will receive the exact piece you choose.  This size of Libyan Desert Glass is great for jewelry making and a variety other small projects.  They would also be a beautiful addition to any new or existing collection . 

These rare and fantastic Libyan Desert Glass were found in a strewn field in the Western Desert of Egypt. The weight and dimensions of each piece are provided below. 

The impact origin of Libyan Desert Glass is still disputed by some scientists and the exact impact site has not been located, although there is clear evidence that an impact has happened. The glass was discovered during an expedition of an international scientific community in 1932; and in 2013, a published analysis of a small black rock proposed that this sample was the remnant of a cometary impact.

The major component of Libyan Desert Glass is almost pure molten silica glass. Proof exists that Libyan Desert Glass had been used as a gemstone in the making of jewellery by the Pharaohs in ancient Egypt. 

These pieces display extremely well and are quality translucent specimen. They have an aesthetic shape with a beautiful wind eroded bodies from the years spent in the Desert. Comes with a Canagem Collection specimen card.  The weight and dimensions of each piece are as follows:

A - 1.5 gr / 7.7 ct / 18x16x6 mm
B - 2.0 gr / 10.3 ct / 23x16x6 mm
C - 2.0 gr / 10.4 ct / 23x12x6 mm
D - 2.1 gr / 10.6 ct / 16x12x11 mm
E - 2.7 g5 / 13.5 ct / 21x12x10 mm
F - 2.7 gr / 13.5 ct / 27x14x6 mm

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Patsy

Perfect, just as I expected. Powerful energy that I will work with. Very fast shipping, thank you!