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Massive Sikhote-Alin Shrapnel 20.15kg

$22,500.00

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  • Meteorite Type: Iron, IIAB
  • Meteorite Weight: 20.15 kilograms
  • Witnessed Fall: Yes. Fell Feb. 12, 1947, Russia
  • Additional Information: Truly the quintessential oriented shrapnel fragment. Showing the fury of entering our atmosphere. Torn, twisted, and marvelous!


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Description

The Sikhote-Alin shower of 1947 took place in a remote area of eastern Russia and was the largest single meteoric event documented in modern times. This meteorite specimen acquired its unique surface characteristic during flight through our own atmosphere. It is known as a shrapnel specimen; a fragment which exploded during flight, due to atmospheric pressure or collision with another meteorite.

Additional information

Weight 20150 g

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