Find / Fall: Fall - February 12, 1947
Location: Primorskiy kray, Russia
Classification: Iron IIAB
Total Known Weight: 23 Metric Tons
Sikhote-Alin Meteorite Individuals look just like you would think an iron meteorite should look which makes buying a Sikhote Alin individual are great first meteorite. The size of thumbprinting on meteorites us directly related to the size of the individual mass so these resemble the iron meteorites seen in museum only in miniature. Sikkote Alins are from Siberia and fell February 1947 in a tremendous meteoric event. They are coarsest octahedrites. Many small Sikhote Alin meteorites will show surfaces that have been ablated passing through the atmosphere. These surfaces will be melted and often have blow back and a ridge of metal that formed from the metal that melted and moved back onto the rest of the individual.