Chelyabinsk Set, Crusted Fragment and Impact Glass

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This collector set contains small samples of the Chelyabinsk meteorite and window glass broken by the shockwave. You get a fusion-crusted fragment of the meteorite and a shard of impact glass. The specimens come in an acrylic gemjar with an ID label and info sheet.

On February 15, 2013, a spectacular bolide streaked across the sky of Siberia and the town of Chelyabinsk. The bolide was so big and bright, that many people ran to their windows to look at it - a minute later a massive shockwave from the impact slammed the city, causing major damage. A factory wall collapsed and thousands of windows were broken by the pressure. Hundreds of people were injured by flying glass and debris. 

This was the most devastating meteorite impact in Russia since Tunguska nearly a century ago. Unlike Tunguska (which was likely an icy comet), the Chelyabinsk meteorite was made of dense stone, so many fragments and meteorites survived the impact and are scattered across a large strewnfield. 

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a set like the one shown. Note, your sample pieces may differ slightly in appearance from the one shown - each fragment is unique.