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Interesting Indochinite Tektites by Phil Morgan

Stretched Teardrop

This Indochinite teardrop weighs 15.7g and measures 25 x 50 mm.  The bottom 1/3 on one side broke away and almost slid off, stretching the still-soft interior. Some might not consider this a true “stretch” tektite since there is only relatively minor angular distortion but this is far from a simple skin split. I have had a couple of these extreme linear stretches and usually see one side sliding while the other side remains relatively intact.


Bubble Indochinite

This interesting broken bubble tektite weighs 15.5g.


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