Description

    Seymchan Meteorite Pendant
    Pallasite, PMG
    Magadanskaya oblast', Russia (62° 54'N, 152° 26'E)
    Found: June 1967
    0.68 x 0.51 x 0.10 inches (1.74 x 1.30 x 0.26 cm)


    While the most famous Meteorite from Russia may be the Sikhote-Alin iron octahedrite, the Seymchan Meteorite may actually be more unique and collectible. The pallasite found in 1967 during a geological survey, the "hybrid" material can feature pieces with or without olivine crystals, the stony-iron coarse octahedrite can feature the Widmanstatten pattern associated with iron meteorites. This pendant has the Widmanstatten pattern visible on both "natural" sides of this little, rectangular jewelry accessory.

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


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