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    Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel" Pendant
    Iron, IIAB
    Primorskiy kray, Russia - (46° 9' 36"N, 134° 39' 12"E)
    Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
    1.83 x 0.87 x 0.32 inches (4.64 x 2.22 x 0.82 cm)

    This wearable accessory that is truly 'out of this world' consists of a piece of "shrapnel" from the famous Sikhote-Alin Meteorite fall. The metallic example is gun metal in coloration with a highly textural surface indicative of torn metal the result of a violent fragmentation. The unique pendant weighs in at 18 grams.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2020
    21st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 329

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