Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
Iron, Coarse Octahedrite - IIAB
Siberia, Russia (46°09'36"N, 134° 39'12"E)
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
1.74 x 1.43 x 0.84 inches (4.41 x 3.63 x 2.14 cm)
This highly aesthetic piece of "shrapnel" from the famed
Sikhote-Alin meteorite fall really looks the part, as the evidence
of violent fragmentation is obvious on this hard piece of torn
metal from Outer Space. A weight of 56 grams further defines the
flame-like specimen, which is an ideal representation of the
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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