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Silicon carbide owl.
An example of the element Silicon

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Silicon carbide owl.
Silicon carbide is a very hard material often used in sandpaper and sharpening stones. This rather peculiar owl came from an eBay seller who said it was made at a carbide factory from leftover silicon carbide material. It seems they periodically make sculptures like this for fun. It is incredibly sparkly, and obviously abrasive, I'm sure you could sharpen knives on it.
Source: eBay seller silysavg
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 24 March, 2009
Text Updated: 24 March, 2009
Price: $36
Size: 6.5"
Purity: 70%
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