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Esquel (Chubut, Argentina) pallasite (stony-iron) Found 1951

Esquel is probably the most beautiful and visually appealing meteorite yet discovered! Pallasites are a mix of olivine crystals encased in a web of nickel-iron and are believed to form the core-mantle boundary layer within an asteroid. Thinly cut Esquel slices are translucent, allowing light to pass through the olivine crystals like a stained glass window.

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