The Cape York meteorite is a very famous and historical meteorite from Greenland. The Cape york meteorite is the icon of medium octahedrites with large troilite (FeS).
The Cape York meteorite was made famous by arctic explorer Robert Peary. Several large masses have been recovered, the largest weighing more than 36 tons is on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Artifacts made from this meteorite such as knives, axes, spear heads and harpoons have been recovered from archeological sites in Greenland and North America.