Seymchan Meteorite (Pal) - 40.53g Slice

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This is a beautiful slice of the famous Seymchan meteorite.  This slice is extremely stable and comes in a nice display case.

 

DISCOVERY OF SEYMCHAN IRON METEORITE, USSR

Name: SEYMCHAN

The place of fall or discovery: The Seymchan meteorite was originally found in a brook-bed flowing into the river of Hekandue, a left tributary of the river of Jasachnaja of the Magadan district, USSR. 

Date of discovery: June 1967.

Class and type: IRON.

Total knownweight: About 351 kg (about 300 kg and 51 kg).

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The larger specimen has been found by the geologist F. A. Mednikov during a geological survey. The meteorite hardly seen was lying among the stones of the brook-ebd. The smaller specimen was found at a distance of 20 m from the first one by I. H. Markov with a mine detector in october 1967. The main mass was turned to the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

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