|Basic information||Name: Hope Creek|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass: 9.83 kg
This is 1 of 2664 approved meteorites classified as LL6. [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 84:
Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA
Found 1998 summer
Ordinary chondrite (LL6)
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 k g, with finder; ~ 2 kg AShaw; ~ 2 kg, OShaw; 46.2 g, AMNH; 41.8 g, UCLA; 32.6 g, ASU.
AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
OShaw: Oza Shaw, P.O. Box 13213, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)|
This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Alaska, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1777 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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