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Sikhote Alin   contributed by Jansen Lyons, IMCA 7039   MetBul Link


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13 grams.   Iron, IIAB

TKW 23 MT. Observed fall February 12, 1947.


 


Jansen writes:
A small flight marked, Sikhote-Alin "bullet", hybrid iron, individual. One of the most interesting meteorites in my collection. It is both shrapnel and individual, having a small bit sheared off by another object at the time of the fall. A small rollover lip runs out over the smoothed surface into very defined flow lines. Diagram shows the features where my camera could not get a good picture.


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 11/1/2016 6:07:33 PM
Nice projectile from the most significant fall of the 20th Century!
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Nice flow lines.
 

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