Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia - (46°09'36"N, 134°
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
3.01 x 1.28 x 0.96 inches (7.64 x 3.25 x 2.45 cm)
This example of Sikhote-Alin "shrapnel" weighs a robust 157.5 grams
and is an ideal size. Strong lines are visible showing where the
piece shot off the main mass. This twisted specimen exhibits a
flame-like form and the classic 'gun metal' gray coloration of this
metallic variety. This is one superlative representation.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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