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PLANT FOSSILS:
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   -Bog
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   -Danburite
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   -Pyrite

     
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   -Melikaria

   -Selenite
   -Polished Slabs

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   -Azurite 
   -Aragonite
   -Zeolite

   -Malachite
   -Fairy Stone

   -Tektites
   -Vanadinite
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   -Elestial Quartz
   -Hematoid Quartz
   -Lithium Crystals
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   -Polished Points/Large
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   -Spirit Quartz 
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   -Glass
   -Natural
   -Obsidian 
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  -Houndtooth 
  -Flowstone
  -Sand Crystal
  -Various Colors
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   -Quartz Hearts
   -Onyx Hearts
   -Fluorite Hearts
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   -Various

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   -Lightening Strikes

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Tektites
 

Libyan Desert Glass
According to New Scientist magazine, the fission track dates of the glass indicate that it is at least 29 million years old. While the exact origin of this glass is not known, various theories have been put forward to explain its abundance in the Libyan Desert, some of which are out of this world, literally, like nuclear explosions, Tunguska event, and alien activities. But scientific research, based on the traces of iridium found on the glass, seems to conclude that the glass was formed as a result of a natural meteor impact sometimes in the distant past, or as a result of a comet impact.  The glass is a form of tektite, a word which comes from the Greek word tektos, meaning molten. However, it is not known yet if tektites were first produced on the moon and then ejected as meteorites which landed on earth or whether they were produced as a result of an impact on earth. Another theory has it that the glass was not a result of a meteor impact but of a "radiative melting from meteoric aerial bursts", making the glass analogous to trinitite.

The glass was known to the ancient Egyptians who used it in Tutankhamen's scarab pendant (see below) and who called it "the Rock of God"; while according to some sources it was even known to prehistoric wo-man as it was used for palaeolithic tools, such as sharp blades, dating to about 10,000 years ago.

Indochinite Tektites

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These extraterrestrial travelers landed in China some 700,000 years ago.  Tektites are glassy droplets believed to be from either an ancient cataclysmic meteor impact of either the Earth or the Moon. As they entered our atmosphere they formed into fantastic shapes. These are unique and compelling specimens! Your choice of either droplet, round or unusual, grooved undefined shapes.  Our Pick - Best of Lot.
Item: TEK01 Price: $7.00

Libyan Desert Glass 01
This is a beautiful specimen of translucent yellow glass.  It measures approximately 1.5 x 1 x 1/4 inches.  It's a bit more yellow than the picture shows it to be.
LDG01
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Libyan Desert Glass 02
Nice chunky specimen of desert glass. It is translucent and with a rich golden-yellow hue measuring 2-1/4 x 1-5/8 x 1/4 inches thick.
LDG02
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