Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel" Pendant
Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia - (46°09'36"N, 134°
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
1.44 x 0.96 x 0.31 inches (3.66 x 2.43 x 0.79 cm)
This shiny yet dense metal pendant consists of meteorite from the
famous Sikhote-Alin fall of 1947. The material, known as "shrapnel"
for obvious reasons, was the result of a violent fragmentation,
evidenced by the torn metal represented by this example. The drop
is solid, rich and weighs 16 grams of meteorite.
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