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Posted 23 December 2023 - 02:02 PM

I have bought a collection of stones and in between them was this cutt off piece. Could it be a mars meteorite???

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Posted 23 December 2023 - 03:03 PM

It's possible, but highly unlikely. I've heard rumor that some very high-end collectors use random scraps of Mars Meteorites as packing material around their large diamonds... similar to using Styrofoam peanuts when packing Christmas Tree Ornaments. I'm skeptical... unless most of the stones in the collection are big diamonds.    Tom


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Posted 23 December 2023 - 03:33 PM

It's possible, but highly unlikely. I've heard rumor that some very high-end collectors use random scraps of Mars Meteorites as packing material around their large diamonds... similar to using Styrofoam peanuts when packing Christmas Tree Ornaments. I'm skeptical... unless most of the stones in the collection are big diamonds.    Tom

you never know stranger things have happend. it has a very large melt vein what looks like



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Posted 24 December 2023 - 08:24 AM

here a better photo

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Posted 19 March 2024 - 02:06 PM

here another strange possible mars that looks like a lherzolithic shergottite

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