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LOT 0649

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Natural History - Sikhote-Alin Meteorite Collection

Fell 12th February 1947

A group of ten pieces of the Sikhote-Alin meteorite, showing the characteristic outer surfaces. 109 grams, 15-49mm (1/2 - 2"). Fine condition. [10, No Reserve]

Provenance
Property of a London collector; acquired on the European meteorite market.

Footnotes
Sikhote-Alin is an iron meteorite that fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in southeastern Siberia. It is the largest witnessed meteorite fall in history, with an estimated 70 metric tonnes of material surviving the passage through the atmosphere. It is composed of approximately 93% iron, 5.9% nickel, 0.42% cobalt, 0.46% phosphorus, and 0.28% sulfur, with trace amounts of germanium and iridium.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Lots 700 - 1400
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