Springwater, Canadian Pallasite, Olivine Encrusted Endcut, 15.2g

The Springwater pallasite was first discovered in 1931 in rural Saskatchewan Canada. For decades, it was unobtainable because the vast majority was held by Canadian museums. In recent years, meteorite hunter Mike Farmer and others went to the strewnfield and found additional specimens. After negotiating with the Canadian government, some of these specimens were legally exported and now Springwater is available to collectors.

The specimen being offered here is an olivine-encrusted endcut that has been stabilized against oxidation. The cut face shows a mix of large olivine crystals, metal matrix, and an odd brass-colored inclusion that may be troilite. The reverse of the piece is in it's natural state and shows olivine crystals poking through the exterior iron.

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. It weighs 15.2 grams. Your purchase will include an ID label and padded storage box.

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