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    Sikhote-Alin Meteorite "Shrapnel"
    Iron, IIAB
    Maritime Territory, Siberia, Russia - (46°09'36"N, 134° 39'12"E)
    Witnessed Fall: 12 February 1947 10:30 am local time
    2.74 x 1.48 x 0.74 inches (6.96 x 3.75 x 1.87 cm)

    This piece of "shrapnel" from the famous, major and widely-witnessed Sikhote-Alin Meteorite fall looks a bit like an arrowhead in shape and form. The metallic remnant from Outer Space is dense, heavy, and solid with classic gun metal coloration. The sharp edges of torn metal testify to a violent fragmentation.


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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    23rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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