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Sikhote-Alin Meteorite


Sikhote-Alin is the official name for this meteorite and it does not have an official abbreviation. Sikhote-Alin was an observed fall in Russia in the year 1947 and has the meteorite classification of Iron, IIAB. The total know weight is 23,000,000 grams.


Official Name:

Sikhote-Alin

Abbreviation:

-

Country:

Russia

Fall:

Yes

Year:

1947

Class:

Iron, IIAB

TKW:

23,000,000 grams

Bibliography:

- Popov, E. G. : "Modeling thermal changes in the surface of the Sikhote-Alin meteorite", Astronomicheskii Vestnik, vol. 14, p. 216-220, 1980 - R. Gallant : "Sikhote-Alin revisited", Meteorite Magazine, 02/1996


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