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Catalina 132
Basic information Name: Catalina 132
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Chile
Mass:help 20 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 681 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2015
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 104:

Catalina 132        ~25°14’S, ~69°43’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2012 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: Abundant closely packed, well-delineated chondrules

Geochemistry: Olivine in the range Fa0.6-31.6 (mean Fa16.7±9.5, PMD=46%, N=14). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.04±0.04 wt.% (N=13). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs20.8±10.1Wo1.8±1.2 (PMD Fs = 41%, N=7). Magnetic susceptibility log χ = 4.69 (χ in 10-9 m3/kg).

Classification: L3. L classification based on magnetic susceptibility.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2012 Feb
Latitude:~25°14'S
Longitude:~69°43'W
Mass (g):20
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.7±9.5 (PMD 46%, N=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±10.1 (PMD 41%, N=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±1.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.69
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):4.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Michael Warner
Finder:Michael Warner
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 14'S, 69° 43'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1543 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1570 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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