sun-hawk submitted: Moldavite was formed when a meteorite impacted the earth’s surface 15 million years ago. The violence of the shock, and the intense heat generated, created a “glassy form” that was propelled towards the banks of the Vitava river.
Peridot and Ludwigite. An amazing fact about Peridot is that it is also a gemstone from outer space! It has been found in meteors that have fallen to earth from deep space. It has also been found (in its basic form called olivine) on Mars and the Moon