Nickle-rich Ataxite
Item: 33.5 Dimensions: 130 x 60 x 5 mm Weight: 230.7 g
Etched to show the Schlieren Bands found in IVBs.
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Russia
Found: 1913
Group: Iron
Type: Ataxite
Class: IVB
Total known weight: 250 kg +

Many masses, individuals up to 20kg, were found in the Chinga stream, a tributary of the Upper Yenisei from the Tanno-ola Mts. The character of the Chinga iron individuals is somewhat flat, sharp shrapnel-like individuals. The location was revisited and additional specimens were found.