Age: Witnessed Fall - Feb. 12, 1947
Size: Meteorite is 7.1 grams
Here is a genuine iron meteorite that fell from outer space. This Sikhote-Alin meteorite is from a rare witnessed and documented fall. This specimen fell to Earth on February 12, 1947 in far Eastern Russia. This meteorite is composed of 90% iron and a small percentage of nickel. The natural shape of this meteorite is quite unusual. The meteorite comes is a 3.3" X 4.4" glass-topped display case. This is a very unique piece of the history of the universe - what a conversation piece!
A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.