Ochansk, 1887 Russian Witnessed Fall H4 Meteorite, Micromount

$5.00
On the afternoon of August 30, 1887, a bright daytime fireball was followed by several explosions near the town of Ochansk Russia. Many witnesses saw the fireball and subsequent fall of meteorites. This cement-grey chondrite fell over a large area with specimens of all sizes, including a large 100kg mass that now resides in a museum in Tartarstan Russia. Later analysis showed the stones to be chondrites of the H4 type.
 
Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a single small fragment like the one shown. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.