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 1.46 x 1.11 inches (5.72 x 3.72 x 2.81 cm)
This sample of "shrapnel" from the famed Sikhote-Alin meteorite
exhibits substantially weathering that has resulted in a relatively
smooth nature to its metallic surface which also features curves
and various indentations giving the piece immense character. The
smaller example weighs a respectable 146 grams.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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