Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere
Gibeon Meteorite Sphere

Gibeon Meteorite Sphere

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This Gibeon meteorite sphere is a rare find and will soon no longer be made. This rarity makes it an ideal piece for those who collect sphere carvings. It is also perfect for the dreamers, space enthusiasts and armchair philosophers.

This unusual meteorite specimen is a part of the Gibeon meteorite. It is an iron meteorite, found in one of the largest meteorite strewn fields on Earth, which exceeds 40 miles wide and 250 miles long. It is located in Namibia, in the southern part of Africa. The meteorite field itself was discovered in 1836, although South African natives used the metal fragments for tools and weapons prior to this time.

Gibeon meteorites are sometimes sold as complete meteorites, but it is only by cutting them open that the unique etched patterns, known as the Widmanstatten crystal structure, appear. This pattern is the result of the meteorite cooling in outer space over billions of years. Carving meteorites, however, is very unusual, as cutting meteorites and shaping them into spheres or eggs is extremely specialized work. 

48 mm diameter/ 478 grams

Exposure to water and other chemicals, such as cleaning products or aerosols, may damage the meteorite or cause it to rust over time. If you polish the meteorite, use a dry cloth only, or an air duster that does not contain any disinfectant or other chemicals.

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