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K-T Gubbio Specimen // 7.91 Grams

K-T Gubbio Specimen // 7.91 Grams

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This piece was acquired from the Bethany Sciences collection and comes in a display box.

This unique earth specimen comes from the Cretacious-Tertiary (KT) boundary at Gubbio in Italy and contains iridium, a platinum element commonly found in meteorites. The iridium content at Gubbio led scientists to theorize that a large extraterrestrial mass impacted there at the time of the KT mass extinction.

Dimensions: 1-1/2"W x 3/8"D x 1-1/16"H, Weight: 7.91 g

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