header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 28 Mar 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Paposo 055
Basic information Name: Paposo 055
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 31.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Paposo 055        24°59.727’S, 70°06.004’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Feb 17

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found on coarse stony pediment. There were several fragments up to 10 m distance.

Physical characteristics: The main fargment is 30.5 kg.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Equilibrated ordinary chondrite with plagioclase average size below 50 µm. Shock veins.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Coarse gravel pediment
Date:2017 Feb 17
Latitude:24°59.727'S
Longitude:70°06.004'W
Mass (g):31898
Pieces:23
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.34
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):31.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Thomas Kurtz
Finder:Thomas Kurtz
Comments:work name ST03; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kurtz: Th. and P. Kurtz, Hannover, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Svend Buhl   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 59' 44"S, 70° 6' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1663 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1691 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page