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Genuine Natural Sikhote-Alin Meteorite from Russia (48 grams)

$ 480.00
SKU SAM37
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An iron meteorite fell on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, in southeastern Russia, in 1947. Though large iron meteorite falls had been witnessed previously and fragments recovered, never before in recorded history had a fall of this magnitude been observed. An estimated 70 tonnes (metric tons) of material survived the fiery passage through the atmosphere and reached the Earth.

Class: Iron, Coarsest octahedrite (IIB)
From: Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Eastern Siberia, Russia

Weight: 48 grams, Size: 2 x .5 x 1 inches