Sikhote Alin. Iron IIAB meteorite. Oriented specimen with roll over lips.01/11/2021
Sikhote Alin. Iron IIAB meteorite. With natural hole01/11/2021
Sikhote Alin is classified as IIAB octahedrite iron meteorite. Oriented specimen with roll over lips.
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.