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.After your purchase this specimen will continue to be displayed in the Meteorite Gallery of our museum unless you do not want us to display your meteorite online.
Please allow 1 to 3 business days for shipment since we have to retrieve the items from our warehouse first. Shipment takes place from Germany via DHL or Hermes. Should you prefer one or the other carrier please let us know. Scale cube is 1cm (not included). In case you are not fully satisfied with the item we will refund 100% of the purchase price and the postage you have paid for your original order within 14 days of your receipt of the meteorite.Read our article about the Sikhote-Alin meteorite.
|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|