Cape York (Agpalilic) Meteorite for Sale


Location: Agpalilik Peninsula, 125, km Southeast of Thule and 15, km North of the Savigsivik settlement, Melville Bay, Northwest Greenland.

Type: Structural: Medium Octahedrite (Om), Chemical: Group IIIAB

Found: 1894.

Total weight: Estimated 15 tons. Still not fully excavated. Dimensions: about 210 X 200 X 125 cm.

Description: Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was discovered by Dr. Vagn Buchwald  (Copenhagen, Denmark), during a study of the loc­ality where the Greenland meteorites were previously discovered. It was 6 km to the west of the point where the two known specimens «Woman» and  «Dog» were found and is undoubtedly a part of the Cape York me­teorite shower. The meteorite lay on an ice-free slope 500 m from the shore and was partly covered with gneiss boulders. There was no crater and no crushing of rocks discovered. The meteorite has temporarily been left where disco­vered. The specimen found is the sixth from the Cape York me­teorite shower. Dr. Vagn Buchwald has drawn up a summary of precise data on all the known specimens as of September 1963.

Name

Weight

Found

Place

 

1. Ahnighito

31 tons

1984-1897

Meteorite Island

76°04'N - 64°58'W

2. Woman

3 tons

1984-1897

Saveruluk

76°09'N - 64°56'W

3. Dog

400 kg

1984-1897

Saveruluk

76°09'N - 64°56'W

4. Savik I

3.4 tons

1913

Savequarfik

76°08'N - 64°36'W

5. Savik II

7.8 kg

1961

Savequarfik

76°08'N - 64°36'W

6. Agpalilik

about 15 tons

1963

Agpalilik

76°09'N - 65°10'W

 Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

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# CY7-1 # CY12-1 # CY12-8 # CY18-3 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: 7.1 gm Weight: 12.1 gm Weight: 12.8 gm Weight: 18.3 gm
Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Part slice

Price: sold

sold

sold

$225

# CY18-6 # CY23-1 # CY26-8 # CY27-3 # CY35-0
Weight: 18.6 gm Weight: 23.1 gm Weight: 26.8 gm Weight: 27.3 gm Weight: 35.0 gm
Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Part slice

$228

$282

$327

$333

$425




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