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Sinkhote-Alin meteorite

Description: On February 12, 1947 over twenty three tons of extraterrestrial material fell over eastern Siberia. This particular specimen from that fall shows thumb-like depressions known as “regmaglypts," and ragged, twisted edges. This came from the original meteorite breaking up at a low altitude, keeping the smaller particles from enduring the high temperatures endured upon entry.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Copyright: This file is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Geography: Siberia (Russia)
Subjects: Tunguska meteorite
Meteorites -- Siberia (Russia)

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