SEYMCHAN Pallasite

Location:  Seymchan, Magadan district, far east Russia. 
Coordinates:  62 54' N / 152 26' E 
Date of find: 1967
Type: IIE and Pallasite specimens
TKW: 312.3 kg in 1967 and many more KG in subsequent searches.


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626 gram, sphere with lots of olivine.   Imagine how much material was lost in the cutting process to make this sphere.   Obviously only a few were made.  Measures 58 mm in Diameter.  Ignore the glare from the lights as there are no blemishes on this specimen.




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