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Description: STONY-IRON METEORITE - Pallasite(ME-599 BRAHIN, MINSK, BELORUSSIYA SSR, RUSSIA)
The Brahin pallasite was first discovered in 1810 near Minsk, Belorussia, Russia. Brahin pallasites are beautiful though not the most stable of the pallasites. They are however the most affordable. For the most stable, gem-like pallasites please visit our
Brahin Country : Belorussia
State/District : Gomel region
Coordinates : 52°30 'N, 30°20 'E Date of find : 1810
Type : Stony/iron PALPallasite, main group, fragmental olivine shape
Size : The Brahine measures 95 mm x 44 mm x 38 at its widest points. Thinnest point is 10 mm
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Saturday, April 26, 2008
Slice finished on both sides 93 grams 5.2 mm x 78 mm x 85 mm
Pallasites are a rare type of meteorites. Only 61 are known to date, including 10 from Antarctica, and only 4 are observed falls. These falls are in chronological order :
Marjalahti, Karelia, Russia. After the appearance of a bright meteor and detonations, a large mass was seen to fall and 45 kg were recovered in June 1902. At this date the fall site belonged to Finland, and the main mass of Marjalahti is now at the Geological Museum of the University of Helsinki.
Fukang, Xinjiang Province, China. A mass of 1003 kg was recovered in 2000.
Brahin, Gomel Region, Belarus, known since 1810. Many masses were found in a strewnfield, with a total weight of about 820 kg. An additional mass of 227 kg was found at a depth of 10 ft in 2002.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
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Friday, August 3, 2007
1. ...and the stars in the sky fell to earth, as late figs drop from a fig tree by a strong wind. (Revelation 6:13)
2. ...and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky... (Revelation 8:10)
3. From the sky huge hailstones of about a hundred pounds each fell upon men. (Revelation 16:21)
4. ...and something like a huge mountain, all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. (Revelation 8:8)
5. The fifth angel sounded his trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from the sky to the earth. (Revelation 9:1)
6. ...the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken. (Matthew 24:29)
7. ...the Lord hurled large hailstones down on them from the sky... (Joshua 10:11)
8. His tail swept a third of the stars out of the sky and flung them to earth. (Revelation 12:4)
9. Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder the size of a large millstone and threw it into the sea... (Revelation 18:21)
10. ...the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken. (Mark 13:25)
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Saturday, July 28, 2007
Other areas include the Czech Republic (Bohemia); Slovakia (Moravia); Aouelloul Crater, Mauritania, Africa; the Libyan Desert; Irgiz, C.I.S.; Dalat, South Vietnam; Laos; Kwantung province, China; and Malaysia.
Microtektites are tiny particles of tektite dust found in deep sea sediment in the Atlantic and Indian oceans. They have the same composition as tektites from the North American and Australasian strewn fields.
Over 600,000 tektites have been found in south-east Asia (heaviest 15 kg) and about 100,000 in Australasia (heaviest 0.4 kg). About 2,000 (heaviest 91 g) have been found in the Caribbean-North American strewn field; 55,000 (heaviest 0.5kg) from Bohemia and Moravia and 200 (heaviest 79 g) from the Ivory Coast, West Africa.
Australian tektites have been found right across southern Australia, mainly below 25 degrees latitude, particularly within an east-west belt extending over Northern Territory, Queensland, most of South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania, and the southern parts of Western Australia.