Nice pendant of the Sikhote-Alin iron meteorite from Russia. The shape of the pendant is determined by the meteorite impact. With a small adjustment a beautiful alien piece of jewelry is made and 100% unique! This pendant is treated against rusting.
The Sikhote-Alin meteorite fell in Russia during daylight at 10:38 a.m. local time on February 12, 1947. Eyewitnesses reported a fireball brighter than the sun. The meteorite left a trail of smoke and dust up to 20 miles long, which remained visible for several hours.
Explosion with many debris
The speed of the meteorite is estimated at 14.5 kilometers per second or 52,200 kilometers per hour. At about 5.5 kilometers altitude, the meteorite exploded with a huge explosion and scattered debris in the wider area. The impact of the Sikhote - Alin meteorite is one of the most spectacular in recorded human history.
The Sikhote-Alin meteorite is classified in Group IIB, with 5.9% Ni, 0.42% Co, 0.46% P, approximately 0.28% S, 52 ppm Ga, 161 ppm Ge, 0.03 ppm Ir. Where the remaining part of the meteorite consists of iron.