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Sikhote Alin Meteorite

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Sikhote Alin Meteorite

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Locality: 
Sikhote-Alin Meteorite, Paseka, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

A lustrous specimen of the Sikhote-Alin Meteorite, a “IIAB iron meteorite” type, that fell on February 12th 1947 in the region of Eastern Siberia that gives it the name: Sikhote-Alin. According to Axon et al., (1981), this meteorite contains many rare minerals, such as: Brezinaite, Carlsbergite, Cohenite, Haxonite, Schreibersite and Wüstite. It is a complete meteorite, free of damages, uncut and unsawn.

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H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.

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