This is an object of astonishing beauty. The oriented Sikhote-Alin is covered with flow lines on the top and is full of regmaglypts on the bottom. Orientated meteorites do not tumble during their atmospheric flight but remain in a stable position; they are very rare. The specimen comes with a certificate of authenticity. Shipping costs are 6 Euro within the EU and Switzerland, and 10 Euro worldwide. For multiple purchases we combine shipping.
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|Name||Oriented Sikhote-Alin 96.4 g||Meteorite type||Iron meteorite|
|Fall date||Feb 12, 1947||Total known weight||est. 70 tonnes|
|Fall region||Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Primorsky Krai - Russia||Chemical composition||93% Fe, 5.9% Ni, 0.42% Co, 0.46% P, 0.28% S|
|Weight||96.4 grams||Size||47 mm x 36 mm x 25 mm|