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Sikhote-alin Meteorites

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The appearance of  Sikhote-Alin Meteorites is typical of what the general public believes a meteorite should look like.   They are covered in Regmaglypts (thumbprints) and have a color similar to the barrel of a gun.  If you only want to own one meteorite, this is the one you should choose.

This iron meteorite fell on Feb. 12, 1947 in the Sikhote-alin Mountains of Eastern Siberia, Russia.  It is the largest observed meteorite fall in history with over 23000 kg leaving a smoke trail which could be seen in the sky for hours.    A  Russian artist,  P.I. Medvedev was sitting in his window starting a sketch when the fireball appeared.  He immediately began drawing what he saw.  This painting was reproduced on a 1957 Russian postage stamp commemorating the 10th anniversary of the event. 

sastamp.jpg (13836 bytes) These stamps are offered here.

We have just completed a run of 1000 consecutively numbered, limited edition medals / coins with an autnentic specimen of the Sikhote-alin Meteorite attached in a recessed crater on the front of the coin.

sikhote-alincoinfrontsmall.jpg (13518 bytes)  These medals / coins are offered here.

Two different types of Sikhote-alin meteorites are available to the collector.   The first type is torn, twisted, sharp edged pieces and are commonly referred to as shrapnel, since they are like twisted bomb fragments.  The second, and more desirable type, are the strikingly beautiful regmaglypted individuals which I offer for sale below.  For a complete history and examples of classic types of sikhote-alin meteorites click here.

The Sikhote-alin meteorites that I offer here represent the finest quality available today.  I purchase directly from Russian suppliers and I skim only the best off the top when choosing specimens to buy.   I do not sell any specimens which I would not be proud to have in my own collection.  Any purchase will be refunded for any reason. 

Payment may be sent via check or money order.  I can accept credit card payments through the use of Pay Pal (follow banner at the bottom of the page to sign up).  Included with each specimen is an identifier card and a full-color informational brochure.

 

All of the meteorites are shown  from two sides to try to give you a feeling of how they really look.

CLICK ON THE WEIGHTS TO VIEW PHOTOS:

 

Meteorite and stamp gift set - $125-

20 GRAMS     $ 150- 101 GRAMS    SOLD
22 GRAMS     $ 120- 105 GRAMS    $  420-
30 GRAMS     $ 120- 106 GRAMS    $  450-
31 GRAMS     $ 120-  Flow lines 107 GRAMS    $  400-
32 GRAMS     $ 125- 108 GRAMS    $  450-
32 GRAMS     $ 150- 110 GRAMS    $  400-
33 GRAMS     $ 125- 111 GRAMS    $  455-
34 GRAMS     $ 125- 112 GRAMS    $  400-
35 GRAMS     $ 140- 117 GRAMS    $  475-
36 GRAMS     $ 140- 118 GRAMS    $  480-
37 GRAMS     SOLD 124 GRAMS    $  500-
38 GRAMS     $ 150-   125 GRAMS    $  500-
39 GRAMS     $ HOLD Transitional 128 GRAMS    $  500-
40 GRAMS     $ SOLD 131 GRAMS    $  525-
41 GRAMS     $ 160- 132 GRAMS    SOLD  Super oriented
42 GRAMS     $ 165- 132 GRAMS    $  525-
43 GRAMS     $ 170- 133 GRAMS    $  535-
44 GRAMS     $ 175- 136 GRAMS    $  545-
45 GRAMS     $ 350- 138 GRAMS    $  555-
46 GRAMS     $ 180- 139 GRAMS    SOLD
47 GRAMS     $ 185- 142 GRAMS    $  570-
48 GRAMS     $ 190- 143 GRAMS    $  575-
49 GRAMS     $ 195- 146 GRAMS    $  585-
51 GRAMS     $ 250- 149 GRAMS     SOLD
52 GRAMS     $ 210- 150 GRAMS    $  600-
53 GRAMS     $ 200- 153 GRAMS    $  625-
54 GRAMS     $ 225- 163 GRAMS    $  1600-  Super oriented
56 GRAMS     SOLD 164 GRAMS    $  655-
57 GRAMS     $ 230- 170 GRAMS     675-   
60 GRAMS     $ 240- 171 GRAMS     685-
61 GRAMS     $ 245- 193 GRAMS    $  775-
62 GRAMS     $ 250- 198 GRAMS    $  795-
63 GRAMS     $ 255- 268 GRAMS    $ 1750-
64 GRAMS     $ 250- 275 GRAMS     SOLD
76 GRAMS     $ 310- 289 GRAMS    $ 1750-
79 GRAMS     $ 325- 303 GRAMS    $ 2900-  Rare features
80 GRAMS     $ 600-  Fantastic melt 318 GRAMS    $ 2750-
83 GRAMS     $ 375- 324 GRAMS    $ 2250-
89 GRAMS     $ 360- 444 GRAMS    $ 6000-  Transitional
90 GRAMS     SOLD 516 GRAMS     $ 5500-  Incredible
91 GRAMS     $ 375- 586 GRAMS     $ 6000-  Uncleaned as found
92 GRAMS     $ 375- 726 GRAMS    SOLD   Transitional
94 GRAMS     $ 420- 2575 GRAMS   SOLD
95 GRAMS     $ 380- 4330 GRAMS   $ SOLD
96 GRAMS     $ 385- 4800 GRAMS   SOLD
98 GRAMS     $ 425- 11.5 Kilograms    SOLD

    

sastamp.jpg (13836 bytes)  Click here for Sikhote-alin stamps

sikhote-alincoinfrontsmall.jpg (13518 bytes)  Click here of Sikhote-alin coins

 

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Jim Strope 421 Fourth Street Glen Dale, WV 26038 USA

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