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

    Weighing in at nearly 1,000 grams, this astounding otherworldly sphere has been crafted out of one of the most attractive pallasitic meteorite: Seymchan. The hefty baseball-sized silver orb exhibits an intense "latticework" design known as the Widmanstätten pattern. This incredible pattern is created when the octahedron meteorite is formed. The thick banding present truly creates a breathtaking piece of manmade art. There are a few darker natural areas creating a nice contrast to this superb example.
    Overall Measurements: 2.40 inches (6.09 cm) in diameter, weighs 914 grams

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




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    July, 2019
    20th Saturday
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