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Sikhote-Alin Meteorite - Single Box Set

Sikhote-Alin Meteorite - Single Box Set

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Own a rock that is - Out of this world!

Each set contains 1 piece of the Sikhote-Alin meteorite in a small black collector's box along with a certificate that provides details about the Sikhote-Alin metiorite. Each piece averages 2.8 grams in weight. Each piece is unique and will vary slightly in size and shape.

This is ideal of collectors and is a perfect gift for anyone interested in rocks, space, or just fun unique items.

The Sikhote Alin meteorite is an iron meteorite that fell on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, in southeastern Russia, in 1947. This was the first observed major meteroite fall recorded. Other previously were fairly small in size.  An estimated 23 tons of fragments survived the fiery passage through the atmosphere and reached the Earth.

 

Type Iron
Structural classification Octahedrite
Group IIAB
Composition 93% Iron (Fe), 5.9 % Nickel (Ni), 0.42% Cobalt (Co), 0.46% Phosphorous (P), and 0.28% Sulfur S