Seymchan iron meteorites were first recovered from the Magadan district of Russia in 1967. It was analyzed and classified as an Iron IIE type. Many years later, more pieces were found and the new pieces contained olivine crystals. It was then that scientists realized that Seymchan was actually a pallasite, and the older pieces they found lacked olivines. Seymchan was reclassified as a pallasite and numerous examples with olivines have been found since then. Seymchan is typically found in three forms : all iron (siderite), pallasite, and transitional (containing zones of both).
The specimen being offered here is an etched and polished slice of Seymchan iron. It weighs approx. 4 grams and has a sterling silver bail. It is ready to hang on a necklace of your choice (chain not included).
Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the pendant shown. Your purchase will include an ID label and gemjar storage case.