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Krasnojarsk meteorite

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Found in: Russia
Year found: 1749
Size: 70mm (h) x 80mm (w)
Weight: 300g
See details in the Catalogue of Meteorites

This is a stony-iron meteorite, or pallasite. It is part of the Krasnojarsk pallasite that was found about 150 miles
south of Krasnojarsk in Russia in 1749. It is a lattice of iron and nickel metal studded with yellow-green coloured crystals of the iron and magnesium silicate mineral, olivine.