Canagem.com

Tsarev Meteorite | 38.5 Grams | Tumbled Individual | L5 Chondrite | Fell Dec 1922 | Russia

$173.25 CAD

Low stock - only 1 items left

Estimated delivery between 26 July and 31 July.

This is a superb tumbled individual Tsarev meteorite weighing 38.5 grams. Its dimensions are 45x27x25 mm. Twenty-eight specimens of this L5 classified meteorite were found in fields.  The largest mass weighs 284 kg, the smallest 761 gr with a total weight of 1.23 Tons. The greatest distance between the find sites was 6.0 km.

In 1968, amidst a global surge in conflicts, a remarkable discovery was made in a small village in Volgograd Oblast. This region, known as the primary site of the Battle of Stalingrad—one of the largest and bloodiest battles in history—yielded an extraordinary find in the quiet fields near the rural village of Tsarev.

The Tsarev meteorite, named after the Russian word for czar, is a stone meteorite responsible for one of the largest meteorite showers in Russian history. This meteorite shower occurred on December 6, 1922, but the stones were not discovered until 1968 and only recognized in 1979. The Tsarev meteorite's mineral composition matches that of ordinary chondrites, including olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, maskelynite, calcium phosphates, nickel-iron, troilite, chromite, ilmenite, and rutile.

Academic analysis of the Tsarev meteorite reveals significant features: large grains of nickel-iron, light grey areas with well-preserved chondritic texture, and dark areas containing a matrix with olivine grains and remnants of chondrules. 

This specimen would be a beautiful addition to any new or existing collection.  Will come with a Canagem specimen card.

All specimens are authentic with all provenance information provided.

Certificate of Authenticity, Specimen Information Cards and/or Appraisals are provided when applicable.

We stand 100% behind everything we sell, and your satisfaction is always guaranteed or your money back.

Free shipping on orders over $99 plus competitive shipping rates anywhere around the World.

Policy

(We cannot ship to Germany at the moment-Sorry for the inconvenience)

Our aim is to ensure that each customer enjoys an exceptional purchasing experience. At MyStore, we manage EU taxes during the checkout process for all orders under 150€, thereby eliminating the need for you to encounter unexpected duties, customs handling fees, or additional charges upon the arrival of your order.

  • Taxes are paid at checkout.
    VAT and any other applicable taxes will be included in the order total at checkout. This means that there will be no additional fees upon delivery.
  • No additional fees upon delivery.
    Once your order has been shipped, you will not be charged any additional fees upon delivery. This includes VAT, customs duties, and any other taxes or charges.
  • The duty-free threshold for the EU is 150€.
    If the value of your order is less than 150€ (excluding VAT and shipping), you will 
    not be charged any customs duties. However, if the value of your order is more than 150€, you may be charged customs duties and taxes upon arrival.

Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

Return Policy

SKU 01-00870

Share

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)