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    Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
    Iron, IIAB
    Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia - (46°09'36"N, 134° 39'12"E)
    Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
    1.97 x 1.49 x 0.67 inches (5.00 x 3.78 x 1.70 cm)


    This absolutely classic example of "shrapnel" from the iconic Sikhote-Alin meteorite fall dating back to 1947 offers the dense composition and 'gun metal' gray coloration consistent with the Iron meteorite. Weighing 87 grams, this chunky example has two nice primary surfaces and is a solid, robust specimen.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    24th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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