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Historic Cape York Meteorite for Sale Greenland - 23.5 Grams

Historic Cape York Meteorite for Sale Greenland
Historic Cape York Meteorite for Sale Greenland
Item# JPT-13661
Regular price: $420.00
Sale price: $365.00
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

The Cape York meteorite is among the top most historic meteorites in the world. The original mass is one of the largest, following the Hoba meteorite, in Africa. The name for the meteorite is derived from the location where the largest mass was found - 23 miles east of Cape York, Meteorite Island, Greenland.

The explorer Robert Peary, of the US Navy, is credited with finding the Cape York meteorites, in 1894. There has been some conjecture that the recently discovered Hiawatha crater is thought to have been created by the Cape York meteorite impact.

Size: 40mm W X 400mm L X 2mm D, Weight: 23.5 grams

Ships with display case shown and Certificate of Authenticity. Provenance guaranteed.

The Cape York meteorite is a hard to find and makes a great historic contribution to any serious meteorite collection.

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