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Sikhote Alin   contributed by Cosimo Gorgoglione   MetBul Link

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16 gram individual.   Iron, IIAB

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


Cosimo writes:
P. I. Medvedev , a Soviet artist who witnessed the Sikhote-Alin fall, was sitting in his window starting a sketch when the fireball appeared, so he immediately began drawing what he saw.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Larry Krozel
 3/12/2019 3:19:46 PM
Sikhote-Alin is one of my favorite meteorites!
John Divelbiss
 3/12/2019 1:28:37 PM
I see that the above SA is the 100th MPOD for this special meteorite. These SA photos never get old...thanks Cosimo and Paul.
Twink Monrad
 3/12/2019 9:45:01 AM
Another wonderful SA!
Wendy Swartz
 3/12/2019 9:26:41 AM
Che bello!
Luca Fenocchio
 3/12/2019 1:52:21 AM
Splendido esemplare, regmagliti perfette...

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