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Sikhote Alin Meteorite

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Description
Locality: 
Sikhote-Alin Meteorite, Paseka, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 0.6 cm
Weight: 
2.00gr
Description

Sikhote alin Iron meteorite - type Iron - Shrapnel

Type Iron
Structural classification Octahedrite, coarsest
Group IIAB
Composition 93% Fe, 5.9% Ni, 0.42% Co, 0.46% P, 0.28% S
Country Russia
Region Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Federal District
Coordinates 46°09′36″N 134°39′12″ECoordinates:  46°09′36″N 134°39′12″E[1]
Observed fall Yes
Fall date February 12, 1947
TKW >23 tonnes (25 short tons)[1]
Strewn field Yes

Specimens of the Sikhote-Alin Meteorite are basically of two types:

individual, thumbprinted or regmaglypted specimens, showing fusion crust and signs of atmospheric ablation
shrapnel or fragmented specimens, sharp-edged pieces of torn metal showing evidence of violent fragmentation

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