This is a photo of a Gibeon meteorite (iron, IVA class) fragment from Namibia, featuring the Thomson (Widmanstatten) patterns. It took hundreds of thousands, if not millions of years for these patterns to form as the asteroid slowly cooled in space.
Field of view: ~1/4” x 3/8“ (6.7mm x 10.0mm)
Images in focus stack: 42
Approximate Photo Location (Side 1)
45 Degree View
1: Short picture description/ID
Print method: Digital press
Card size: 5″ x 7″
Card type: Folding
Card weight: 110lb
Card surface, exterior: Smooth, glossy finish. The (glossy) coating adds depth and vibrancy to the image, helping it “pop.” A trade-off of this, however, is that the coating can also pick up fingerprints.
Card surface, interior: Smooth, semi-gloss
Envelopes: Off-white with a slight watercolor-type textured surface, 80lb. weight. The envelopes are sealed using a peel-and-press adhesive strip.
Packaging: Each card/envelope is sleeved in a protective crystal clear bag.
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