Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)
Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)
Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)
Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)
Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)
Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)

Sikhote-Alin (Russia) Meteorite (Iron Octahedrite)

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0.73" (1.86 cm)  by 0.57" (1.46 cm) small meteorite fromSikhote-Alin, Russia. This meteor fell in 1946 and the fall was witnessed by many people. 

This is a Iron Octahedrite. Octahedrites are the most common structural class of iron meteorites. The structures occur because the meteoric iron has a certain nickel concentration that leads to the exsolution of kamacite out of taenite while cooling.

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