RARE ZOOMORPHIC METEORITE – AN ODESSA METEORITE IN THE NATURAL FORM OF A BOAR
Octahedrite siderite, class IAB
Odessa, Texas, USA
12 x 10 cm. Presented on a custom base.
Found in 1922 in Odessa, Texas, this uniquely American meteorite slice displays the distinctive Widmanstätten figures, a telltale sign of formation in space. Metoerites with animal-like forms are extremely rare, with this specimen taking the natural shape of a boar.