Genuine Muonionalusta Meteorite slice Pendant with Moldavite accent stone, handrafted in Sterling Silver.
Meteorite - Meteorite is a rock or iron fragment that is from a meteoroid or asteroid that has passed through the earth's atmosphere. Each meteorite fall location has varying attributes.
Moldavite - Moldavite is found in the Czech Republic and is believed to be a glass that was created from a meteorite; categorized as a tektite. Moldavite is green in color and can range between olive to moss and is found in nodules or feathered chunks and is dated at approximately 14 million years old. Many vendors are now offering Moldavite which is actually fake, which most people cannot tell the different just by looking at it. Geniune Moldavite will not melt at the low temperature as their fake counterparts, however.
A 2010 study reported the lead isotope dating in the Muonionalusta meteorite and concluded the stishovite was from an impact event hundreds of millions of years ago: "The presence of stishovite signifies that this meteorite was heavily shocked, possibly during the 0.4 Ga [billion years] old breakup event indicated by cosmic ray exposure
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