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Killer Sikhote-Alin Specimen-280 Grams


Iron Octahedrite
280 grams
A shower of fireballs fell in the Sikhote-Alin mountains of the USSR Feb. 12, 1947. Total known weight recovered is over 23000 kg. This was the largest fall in recent history. When the main mass exploded, it blasted fragments in every direction. Pieces were found in nearby trees.