nice slice of the Cape York iron meteorite .
Six masses of the Cape York meteorite have been discovered so far at the remote and impassable shore of north-western Greenland.
With a total mass of 58 metric tons. This slice is from the mass called Agpalilik. It's a 20 ton mass that was discovered in 1963 and was brought to Copenhagen / Denmark. It took nearly 200 hours to cut a full slice from the 210 X 200 X 125 cm mass. Agpalilik is now displayed in the front of the geological museum of Copenhagen.
35.71g , the slice is not plane-parallel ,
the thickness is from 3.8 mm up to 6.5 mm
international meteorite collector association number #3503
scale cube is 1 x 1 x 1 cm
- Mineral principal / Nombre del meteorito
- Cape York
- Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
- meteorito de hierro histórico
- 24×22×8 mm
- 28.4 g
- Origen (región / ciudad)
- Groenlandia occidental
- Origen (país)