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Light shines through the olivine crystals of the Conception Junction meteorite in the WUSTL geology museum. The crystals in this pallasite are smaller than usual, so the stone must be sliced very thin before the crystals penetrate its width and become translucent.
CREDIT: Randy Korotev

Posted 
November 10, 2011
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