Moldavite: Green, Glassy Meteorite Splash Glass


Moldavite is a glassy variety of tektite of cosmic origin that is a bottle-green to olive-green. It is now widely believed to have been formed by the impact of a meteorite, and is only found in the Czech Republic, primarily in southern Bohemia. It is one of a handful of gems that can claim an extraterrestrial origin. It is a popular stone with both meteorite and mineral collectors, and is also used in jewelry. It is rarely seen as gemstones, but is very popular as wire-wrapped pendants.

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