Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel" Pendant
Primorskiy kray, Russia - (46° 9' 36"N, 134° 39' 12"E)
Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
1.58 x 1.00 x 0.20 inches (4.01 x 2.53 x 0.52 cm)
When the famous Sikhote-Alin bolide exploded over Siberia in 1947,
it left Meteorite fragments known as "shrapnel" in addition to
numerous individual specimens. This torn metal evidences the very
violent fragmentation associated with the meteoric event. Here a
piece has been fashioned into one incredible pendant that is out of
this world. The textural 'gun metal' 14-gram specimen offers a
large surface area.
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