Moldavites contain more silica than any other type of tektite which produces their green color. Bohemian Moldavite types have a greater SiO2 content than the Moravian Moldavite types.
Bohemian Moldavites are mostly variations of green from pale to a rich bottle green color. Moldavites are stunning rich green impact glasses created by the heat and pressure of an ancient meteorite impact. They are found in a very few areas which gives these captivating impactites their name. Some experts believe that Moldavites are associated with an impact crater event.If that is correct it would make them approximately 15 million years old. While most impact specialists believe Moldavites were created from melted terrestrial matter, they do display some characteristics associated with Meteorites. Nice specimen for your collection. Please take your time and don't pay for up to 2 weeks. BOX 310, Tombstone, AZ 85638. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Meteorites & Tektites". The seller is "azmeteorites" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Israel, Switzerland, Qatar, Kuwait, Brazil.