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    Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
    Iron, IAB
    Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia (46°09'36"N, 134° 39'12"E)
    Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
    2.00 x 1.70 x 1.08 inches (5.08 x 4.33 x 2.74 cm)


    This example of "shrapnel" from the widely witness Sikhote-Alin meteorite fall that occurred in 1947 over Siberia, Russia exhibits incredible broad folds and a flame shape. The specimen is very aesthetic and weights a solid 68 grams. This is a smaller, but rather collectible example, of the unique material.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    6th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 317

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