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Moldavite
last edited:  10/11/17     number of photos:  4

Moldavites are green tektites created by a large
meteorite impact in Germany (Riess crater) which
caused melted glass droplets to fall in Moldavia. 
    
                             
hardness: 5.5
moldavite as a tektite

 

faceted moldavite

moldavites, faceted:  A  B  C  D
 

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