• Shipped within 24 hours
  • Free shipping from: € 75 NL / € 95 EU
  • Authenticity guaranteed!

Libyan glass or gold Tektite

15
Libyan glass or gold Tektite. These beautiful yellow tektites have been caused by a meteorite impact 28 million years ago on the Libya-Egypt border. The impact of the meteorite has melted the desert sand.
Read more
Sort by:
€21,75
In stock
€13,50
In stock
€21,50
In stock
€54,95
In stock
€20,50
In stock
€19,95
In stock
€31,50
In stock
  • Shipped within 24 hours
  • Free shipping from: € 75 NL / € 95 EU
  • Authenticity guaranteed!
€23,50
In stock
€24,95
In stock
€49,95
In stock
€52,95
In stock
€18,50
In stock
€29,95
In stock
€59,95
In stock

For more on the Libyan glass specialie meteorites shop of Amber Specialist: METEORIET.EU/Libisch-glas

Libyan desert glass or 'gold Tektite is a Tektite found in the desert on the border of Egypt and Libya.

Large meteorite impact

The Tektite is about 28 million years ago by a very large meteorite impact. It so much energy and heat was quite the desert sand was melted into glass.


Golden tektite

Libyan glass is conspicuous by its yellow color but can have the different layers of sand too brown. It is the only Tektite on earth with this striking yellow color and was therefore named 'golden tektite'


Gemstone

At the time of the Pharaohs was the Tektite already known and it was seen as a valuable gemstone.