JEAN-CLAUDE REVY, A. CARION, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JEAN-CLAUDE REVY, A. CARION, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Octahedrite meteorite, a type of iron meteorite. This one consists of a mineral called siderite, and is further classified as a IIAB iron meteorite. The fragment is from a meteorite impact that took place on 12 February 1947 in the USSR, near Shikote-Alin, eastern Siberia, Russia. The sample weighs 297 grams. It measures 8 by 6.7 centimetres in size.
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