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Caldwell
Basic information Name: Caldwell
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: United States
Mass:help 12.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L-imp melt breccia
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L-IM
Recommended:  L-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as L-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 81:

Caldwell

Classification.  Caldwell is listed by Graham et al. (1985) as a chondrite.  It has now been classified by A. Rubin (UCLA) as an L chondrite impact-melt breccia.  Mineralogy:  olivine, Fa24.6; low-Ca pyroxene, Fs20.5Wo2.0; contains abundant melt and recrystallized silicates.

Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Jean-Michel Masson Photo added 19 Apr 2022
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MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney Photo added 19 Apr 2022
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 2' 0"N, 97° 37' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (37° 2' 0"N, 97° 37' 30"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1886 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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