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
2.97 x 2.18 x 1.37 inches (7.54 x 5.53 x 3.48 cm) (264
Any specimen of the famous Sikhote-Alin iron octahedrite Meteorite
that fell over the Siberia region of Russia in 1947 is something
special. This fine example weighing 264 grams is a piece of
"shrapnel" from the iconic Meteorite that is composed of
sharp-edged pieces of torn metal which has literally captured the
violent fragmentation that occurred when the massive bolide
exploded and made the strewn field.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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