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SP1003 Snowflake Obsidian

SP1003 Snowflake Obsidian

$18.00

Here’s something new to add to your collection, a Snowflake Obsidian sphere.  This sphere measures nearly 2″ and has a good polish.  This little sphere has lots of “Snowflakes”.

This is a similar to like item as they are all very close to appearance and size.

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Description

Obsidian is a type of naturally-occurring glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock.  It is produced when felsic lava erupted from a volcano, cools rapidly through the glass transition temperature and freezes without sufficient time for Crystal growth.  Because of the lack of Crystal structure, Obsidian blade edges can reach almost molecular thinness, leading to its ancient use of projectile points (arrow heads), and its modern use as surgical scalpel blades.
In some stones, the inclusion small, white, radially clustered crystals of cristobalite in the black glass produce a blotchy or snowflake pattern (snowflake obsidian).

Additional information

Weight 0.50 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 2 × 2 in

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