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375Cts Black Tektite from Indochina type C -One of Driest rock on earth

SKU
GOA 927
Dimensions (mm)
50.000 x 42.000 x 28.000mm
Weight (cts)
375.000
Colours

Black Tektite from Vietnam type C -One of Driest rock on earth

100% natural untreated Opaque Black Tektite Rough perfect specimen

from Luc Yen district -Yen Bai Province - of northern Vietnam.

700,000 Years ago this area received massive extraterrestrial impact and debri was spread over 11,000 kilomoters

This tetkite is known as Indochina -australian catagory

This tetkite is black but when sliced thin it displays more brown colour

What is a tektite?

Tektites have an extra-terrestrial connection are formed from terrestrial debris ejected during meteorite impacts.

Tektites are pebble-like glassy silica objects of Earth material that have been melted by meteorite impact, splashed up into our atmosphere, and fallen to Earth again under gravity.

They often acquire aerodynamic shapes when they partially melt on their return journey.

Type C have had heat on one side and the bubbles are gasses that have been formed when it was molten

Tektites are the driest rock on earth and only .0005% water and have hardness between 6 and 7

On the Mohs scale

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Listing Type : Standard
Product ID : 41773
Starts : 20th February 2024 01:33 pm AEST
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