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Superb Sikhote-Alin Collectors Piece
Size: 80mm X 30mm X 25mm, Weight: 177 grams
History: Sikhote-Alin is an iron meteorite that fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in eastern Siberia. It was observed by many eyewitnesses because it fell in the daytime. Scientists believe its origin was the asteroid belt.
Chemical Composition: The Sikhote-Alin meteorite is classified as an iron meteorite belonging to the chemical group IIAB and with a coarse octahedrite structure. It is composed of approximately 93% iron, 5.9% nickel, 0.42% cobalt, 0.46% phosphorus, and 0.28% sulfur, with trace amounts of germanium and iridium. Minerals present include taenite, plessite, troilite, chromite, kamacite, and schreibersite.
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