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Calama 014
Basic information Name: Calama 014
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 251 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 206 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Calama 014        22°26.27’S, 68°51.27’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 11 Feb 2018

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

Petrography: Monomict breccia composed of mostly rounded basaltic eucrite clasts in a sparse matrix of related crystalline debris. Minerals are exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase, silica polymorph, ilmenite, chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Host orthopyroxene (Fs58.6-60.0Wo2.8-4.1, FeO/MnO = 31±0.6, N=24). Clinopyroxene exsolution lamellae (Fs29.5-30.6Wo40.1-40.4; FeO/MnO = 32±0.8, N=16). Plagioclase (An88.2-89.0Or0.9-1.0, N=10)

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:11 Feb 2018
Latitude:22°26.27'S
Longitude:68°51.27'W
Mass (g):251
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Weathering grade:minimal
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:Alfonso Viera
Finder:Alfonso Viera
Comments:Submitted by Jordi Llorca (UPC)
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UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 26' 16"S, 68° 51' 16"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1181 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1208 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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