For Sale IconHope Creek, Alaska, LL6 Chondrite Meteorite

Location: Hope Creek, Fairbanks Northstar Borough, Alaska, USA, (65º23'N 146º16'W)

Found: Summer 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Description: A 9.83 kg stone was found with a metal detector by Chris Shaw while he was prospecting for gold in a creek. Classification and mineralogy (M. McGehee, G. Huss, ASU): breccia; olivine, Fa29; pyroxene, Fs20.7; shock stage, S3 (light-colored clasts), S4 (dark-colored host); weathering grade, W2. Specimens: main mass, 5.74 kg, with finder; ~2 kg, A. Shaw; ~2 kg, O. Shaw; 46.2 g, AMNH; 41.8 g, UCLA; 32.6 g, ASU.(From the Meteoritical Bulletin No. 84, 2000).

Note: It has been reported on good authority that Hope Creek may be a Texas meteorite that was transported and misreported to the Meteoritical Society.

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

# HCR3-2 # HCR3-6 # HCR5-8 # HCR6-0 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: 3.2 gm Weight: 3.6 gm Weight: 5.8 gm Weight: 6.0 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
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# HCR6-4 # HCR8-6 # HCR11-4
Weight: 6.4 gm Weight: 8.6 gm Weight: 11.4 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: End
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