Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia - (46°09'36"N, 134°
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
2.25 x 1.72 x 0.69 inches (5.71 x 4.38 x 1.74 cm)
This piece of "shrapnel" from the Sikhote-Alin Meteorite fall of
1947 evidences a violent fragmentation that has resulted in a very
aesthetic piece of torn metal. Both sides of the example weighing
113 grams could be considered the primary display face, and the
complex texture and dark color make this special.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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