This meteorite is one of the biggest meteorite falls in recorded history.
It was felt over 300km away with a bolide that the witnesses describe as brighter than the Sun. It crossed the atmosphere at 14km/s above the Sikhote Alin mountains. The fall happened in Russian fast East, close the the China border at 10:38 h local time the 12 February 1947.
Sikhote Alin is classified as IIAB octahedrite iron meteorite.