Russia SEYMCHAN Pallasite Meteorite Widmanstätten Pattern Etched Stone Specimen - MT10181
Item Code: MT10181 Weight: 12g Size: 30mm (Length) x 27mm (Height) x 2mm (Thickness)
Meteorites are pieces of asteroids and other bodies such as Moon and Mars that travel through space and fall to the earth. They are basically rocks from space that are commonly 4.5 billion years old or greater. Meteorites are considered sacred and is esteemed in some cultures around the world.
This piece of Seymchan Meteorite specimen is a pallasite meteorite found in the dry bed of the river Hekandue, a left tributary of river Jasačnaja in the Magadan district, Russia, near the settlement of Seymchan, in June 1967. Due to the heterogeneous structure of Seymchan, there are two types of specimens: with or without olivine crystals.
This piece of Meteorite specimen has Widmanstätten patterns which are visibly bent. This is caused by the shearing of the meteorite as it broke up during atmospheric entry and serves as testimony of the violent experience a meteor is subject to as it falls through the atmosphere.
Meteorites have several healing qualities. Iron meteorites helps anemia and also have some emotional healing qualities. They are good for endurance and meditation, and helps in connecting to loved ones and distant friends.