Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
Primorskiy kray, Russia - (46° 9' 36"N, 134° 39' 12"E)
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
2.57 x 1.31 x 0.89 inches (6.54 x 3.34 x 2.25 cm)
This piece of "shrapnel" from the famed Sikhote-Alin Meteorite that
fell in Siberia in 1947 displays the torn metal from violent
fragmentation that defines the variety. The example, weighing 115
grams, is a superb specimen with great visual aesthetics, classic
gun metal coloration and two distinctive surfaces.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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