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Sikhote Alin - Shrapnel - Meteorite - Oktaedrite IIAB - Iron Meteorite - Best iron and always more rare on the meteorite market - 86.80gm

Sikhote Alin - Shrapnel - Meteorite - Oktaedrite IIAB - Iron Meteorite - Best iron and always more rare on the meteorite market - 86.80gm

Here we offer a rare iron Meteorite Sikhote Alin - Shrapnel, from the Sikhote - Alin Mts. , 25 miles from Novopoltavka, Maritime Province.

Description:
• Iron Meteorite Sikhote Alin
• Meteorite: Shrapnel
• Weight: 86.80 g
• Dimensions: 6.45 x 3.95 x 1.45 cm
• delivery with authenticity certificate

Sikhote Alin: 46°9'36" N, 134°39'12" E
Maritime Territory, Russia
Fall 1947, February 12, 1038 hrs
Iron. Valid(IIAB) Coarsest octahedrite; bandwidth 9 mm
Reported: Meteoritical Bulletin Database V7.1 , 2006

History:
The Sikhote-Alin meteorite fell during daylight at 10:38 a.m. local time on February 12, 1947. Witnesses reported a fireball that was brighter than the sun. It came from out of the north -- about 15 degrees east of north and descended at an angle of 41 degrees. It left a trail of smoke and dust that was 20 miles long and lingered for several hours. Light and sound of the fall were observed for two hundred miles around the point of Impact.
Sikhote-Alin is one of the most spectacular falls of recorded history and one of a very small number of recent iron meteorite falls.

Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite Iron meteorite
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