Sikhote-Alin Meteorite in Collector’s Box
Crashing into south-eastern Russia on February 12th, 1947, the Sikhote Alin meteorite was one of largest and most widely witnessed meteorite falls in recorded history. The crash could be heard 190 miles away and the smoke trail reached 20 miles high into the sky. It is estimated that 70 metric tons of it survived after impact! Primarily iron in composition, it also contains nickel, copper. phosphorous, and sulfur.
- ColorsSilver, Black
8.5"H x 6.25"W x 0.75"D
- OriginUnited States
— Approximate Specimen Weight: 0.65 g
— Presented In A Collector's Box
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity
— Total Weight: Approx. 0.6 lb
Please Note: Stock photo shown. Appearance of actual product may differ slightly from the item pictured due to naturally occurring variations.
The fragment is about 1 by 1/2.How many years was it falling to earth?
It crashed in the Sikhote-Alin mountains in Russia on February 12th, 1947.
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