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Sikhote Alin   contributed by Matthias Baermann   MetBul Link

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Photo by Dr. Svend Buhl, Hamburg.   Copyright (c) Dr. Svend Buhl, Hamburg.
276.10 gram individual.   Iron, IIAB

TKW 23 MT. Observed fall 12 February 1947, Primorskiy kray, Russia

       


Matthias writes:
Heavily sculpted individual with expressively bent and folded shape, covered allover by regmaglypts, densely gathered flow lines and melt rims. The specimen shows pristine bluish-grey fusion crust, almost unaffected by weathering.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below

 


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MexicoDoug
 2/21/2019 2:22:43 AM
Yes Matthias! The sacrificial heart of an brilliant alien asteroid being ripped out and shredded moments before screeching to a halt in a ground thumping crescendo accompanied with a darkening back to the cloudy, fresh, Siberian-Maritime morning...
Matthias
 2/18/2019 11:45:15 AM
Somehow haunted, isn't it, Doug? The hexagonal regmaglypts as well, Bernd.
MexicoDoug
 2/18/2019 11:32:52 AM
Danka Matthias! This specimen has such interesting topology that it is hard to know where to begin and has no end ;-) Nice photography, kudos!
Twink Monrad
 2/17/2019 8:08:53 AM
Beautiful and strange shapes on this one!
Bernd Pauli
 2/17/2019 6:32:31 AM
I especially like the conspicuous hexagonal regmaglypt! Interesting shape! Thanks for sharing, Matthias!
 

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