Large Gem Moldavite, a complete piece of meteoric glass found in the Czech Republic. This occured when a huge meteor hit Earth thousands of years ago and the alien rock fused with Earth rock at terrific temperatures, creating these Moldavite Tektites.
Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two sides. The rest of the meteorite retains its natural light brown crust, creating a dramatic contrast.
Imilac Pallasite Meteorite. Exceptional 208 gram museum-grade Imilac Pallasite specimen is full of beautiful olivine crystals embedded in a mirror-like nickel-iron matrix. It is polished on one side and etched on the other
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Pallasite Meteorite Cube #AMAZMERIZING I know it's not a terrestrial sediment but I still added it because in the end all this stuff came from a star at some point.
On this day in 1947, a meteorite estimated to be about 30 tons impacted in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains of eastern Siberia around 10:30am not from from the settlement of Luchegorsk. The meteorite actually broke up pre-impact with a violent explosion at an altitude of 3.5 miles and the impact itself was heard and seen over a radius of about 190 miles.
Slice of etched Seymchan siderite meteorite. Not for sale.
A large Sikhote Alin iron meteorite covered in regmaglypts.
Willamette Wonder - The Willamette meteorite is the largest ever found in North America. A settler named Ellis Hughes found the meteorite in Oregon in 1902 and moved the 15.5-ton iron rock to his own property.