Lot M4

Seymchan meteorite. Widmanstatten Pattern



Magadan region, Russia


5.3 x 4 x 2.2 cm



available in Dubai

4.000 $


Lot Essay

Celestial Elegance: Seymchan Meteorite Fragment

Unveil the mystique of the cosmos with the Seymchan meteorite, a captivating celestial rarity discovered in 1967 in the northern reaches of the Magadan region. Renowned as one of Russia’s most beautiful meteorites, this Seymchan fragment is more than a collector’s item; it’s an exclusive piece of the universe, destined to elevate both your interior and your collection.

Key Features:

  1. Pallasite Marvel: The Seymchan meteorite is a pallasite, showcasing olivine grains within its structure. However, what sets this fragment apart is its unique all-metal composition, adding a touch of celestial exclusivity to your collection.
  2. Widmanstätten Splendor: Witness the mesmerizing Widmanstätten pattern on the fragment’s surface. This intricate structure, characterized by interlacing strips of crystallized metal, is a celestial masterpiece formed over hundreds of thousands of years as the meteorite slowly cooled in the vast expanse of space. Attempts to replicate this pattern in laboratories have proven elusive, making the Widmanstätten structure an authentic and irreplaceable feature of genuine meteorite samples.

A Piece of Cosmic History: Owning a Seymchan meteorite fragment goes beyond mere possession; it’s an immersive experience into the celestial ballet of the cosmos. The authentic Widmanstätten pattern serves as a tangible connection to the meteorite’s journey through space and time.

Collector’s Assurance: The Seymchan meteorite’s distinct attributes make it a coveted addition to any collection. Acquire this exclusive fragment to showcase the unparalleled beauty of the cosmos and to own a piece of meteoritic history that transcends earthly limitations.

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