Complete Sikhote-Alin Meteorite
Iron, Coarse Octahedrite - IIAB
Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia (46°09'36"N, 134° 39'12"E)
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
3.29 x 1.98 x 1.27 inches (8.36 x 5.02 x 3.22 cm) (218
Examples of the Sikhote-Alin iron octahedrite Meteorite from
Siberia are not necessary uncommon, but complete individual
specimens are to be sure. This exquisite example, weighing well
over 200 grams, has an amazingly complicated surface with numerous
"thumbprint" regmaglypts all over it. This very rugged piece has
all the characteristics of a classic Sikhote-Alin specimen. This is
a high quality, collectible piece.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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