BOTTLED MOLDAVITES | Moldavite Jewel with Leather Cord Necklace
A small glass bottle pendant withmoldaviteson a leather cord.Moldavite is a green meteorite glass that was formed during a meteorite impact of 14.5 mil years ago in the area of Nördlinger (Bavaria, Germany) where the crater of Ries was formed (24 km in diameter).
It is supposed that the meteorite was 1 km in diameter. The impact caused melting of sedimentary rocks which were hurled into the air, where they cooled and fell in an area 250 km away, mainlyin South Bohemia, the Czech Republic.
The meteorite glass is named after the river Vltava (the Moldau) which flows through this region.