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    Seymchan Meteorite Cube
    Pallasite, PMG
    Magadanskaya Oblast', Russia (62° 54'N, 152° 26'E)
    Found: June 1967

    The Seymchan meteorite is a pallasite - a variety considered by many to be the most beautiful variety of all meteorites. Pallasites can often contain amazing crystals of greenish-golden Olivine adding a stunning aspect to the, otherwise, metallic nature of the material. Meteorites can often be fashioned into various shapes including cubes. This truly incredible example offers a magnificent duality as the silver-gray block of meteorite features faces with Olivine crystals plus Widmanstätten pattering, while another is singular in appearance with only the intricate phenomenon on the solely metallic plane. The imperfect cube, by exacting standards, measures roughly 2 inches (5 cm) on every edge. Of course, the starkly contrasting crystals against the etched metal is what makes the majority of pallasites, and this case a cube, so nice.
    Overall Measurements: 2.02 x 1.94 x 1.99 inches (5.13 x 4.94 x 5.06 cm), weighs 815 grams

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


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