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Sikhote-Alin Shrapnel 340.8g

$680.00

  • Meteorite Type: Iron, IIAB
  • Weight: 340.8 grams
  • Approximate Measurements: 105 mm x 86 mm x 25 mm
  • Witnessed Fall: Yes. Feb. 12, 1947, Russia.
  • Additional Information: Rare natural patina on this captivating specimen. Torn and twisted, showing the true violence of its fiery decent to Earth’s surface

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Description

These meteorite specimens acquired their unique surface characteristic during flight through our own atmosphere. They are known as a shrapnel specimen; a fragment which exploded during flight, due to atmospheric pressure or collision with another meteorite.

Additional information

Weight 340.8 g