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Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams.
Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams. Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams. Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams. Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams.

Chelyabinsk Meteorite, LL5 Chondrite, Russia. 4.166 grams.

Product Code: MECH04
Units in Stock: 1
£42.50
A meteorite fragment from the February 2013 airburst over Chelyabinsk Oblast' in Russia, the most documented fall to date of a sizable meteor and the largest since the 1908 Tunguska event.

Designated as a class LL5 ordinary Chondrite (type 4-7) with approximately 10% iron content, this superb example has an even, dark fusion crust, indicating that it separated from the main body of the meteorite early in its descent and entered our atmosphere as an individual fragment, surviving the intense heat and power of the arial explosion.
  
The majority of the remaining meteorite is believed to have sunk into lake Cherbakul, leaving a 6 metre hole in the ice and almost no large surviving remnants, so specimens such as this one are highly sought after.


weight:  4.166 grams.
shape:   Natural meteorite
dimensions:  20.62 x 13.31 x 9.87 mm
treatment:  None