Find / Fall: Find - 1967
Location: Magadanskaya oblast', Russia
Classification: Pallasite, PGM
Total Known Weight: 323.3 kg
The Seymchan meteorite was found in 1967 in Magadanskaya oblast', Russia. The original two pieces of the pallasite discovered were sequestered in museums. However, several years ago exploration of the find area has resulted in a signification number of additional Seymchan meteorite masses being found. While many masses have olivine crystals characteristic of it's Pallasite classification, other pieces are nearly solid metal. These part slices show the beautiful olivine crystals.