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Sikhote-Alin Meteorite - Individual Specimens with Regmaglypts

Sikhote-Alin Meteorite - Individual Specimens with Regmaglypts

Meteorite Event: February 12, 1947, 10:38 a.m. local time in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Maritime Province, Russia, about 270 miles northeast of Vladivostok. Latitude 46 degrees 9.6 minutes North, Longitude 134 degrees 39.2 minutes East. Hence the name Sikhote-Alin Meteorite. - per the Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System

Description:

  • Individual specimens with regmaglypts ("thumb-print" like indentations) and a ragged, twisted surface
  • Data from numerous investigations of the chemical composition of the nickel-iron, troilite, chromite, and schreibersite present in the Sikhote-Alin meteorite are presented. The greatest number of elements (about 50) are found in the nickel-iron (kamacite with traces of tenite and rabdite). The Ga, Ge, and Ni content of the Sikhote-Alin meteorite places it in the chemical group IIb.
  • Structural Class: Coarsest Octahedrite (IIB) Widmanstatten bandwidth 9 ±5 mm
  • We have a variety of sizes and shapes - sold by the gram.
  • Also see our Sikhote-Alin - Large Shrapnel Specimens and our Sikhote-Alin - Small Shrapnel Specimens

      Call Kevin for pricing at 520-360-5364 or email kevin@magicmountaingems.com and we will send out a Pick Pack so you can hand select those meteorite stones that best meet your needs.