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Sikhote-Alin is an iron meteorite that fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in eastern Siberia.
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Sikhote-alin Meteorite strewnfield documentary of the 1947 Meteor in Russia

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On February 12, 1947, one of the largest meteor showers in recent history occurred in the Sikhote-Alin mountains. The Sikhote-Alin meteorite exploded in the atmosphere as it fell, raining many tons of metal on an elliptical region about 1.3 km˛ in area. Craters were formed by the meteors, the largest being 26 meters in diameter.



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The Institute of Geochemistry (Russian academy of sciences) has sent remains of two famous meteorites to Irkutsk to become part of an exposition in a local planetarium.
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Sikhote-Alin meteorite, regmaglypted (thumb printed), complete individual, 597 grams.

Ed ~ Regmaglypts are 'Thumb-print' impressions on the surface of larger meteorites that are formed by ablation of material from the surface as a meteor passes through the atmosphere.



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The Sikhote-Alin meteorite fell during daylight at 10:38 a.m. local time on February 12, 1947, in the Russian Sikhote-Alin Mountain Range.

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Back in February of 1947 a huge meteorite fell to Earth in the Russian Sikhote-Alin Mountain Range. The Russians sent in a crew to retrieve and document the fall, the above movie is part of the documentary

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