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Paposo 059
Basic information Name: Paposo 059
     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 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 564 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Paposo 059        24°56.894’S, 070°00.578’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Feb 19

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

Physical characteristics: Sawn surface shows a dark interior with many small chondrules. Stone low weathered.

Petrography: Abundant chondrules (predominantly of type I) and small CAIs set in a fine-grained matrix. The average chondrule apparent size is 180±60 µm (N=50).

Geochemistry: Olivine in the range Fa4.0-43.1 (mean Fa22.9±18.1, N=34). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.2±0.1 wt.% (N=12). Orthopyroxene in the range Fs1.7-23.6 (mean Fs12.1±9.2, Wo1.9±1.3, N=14).

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Ignimbrite Plain
Date:2017 Feb 19
Latitude:24°56.894'S
Longitude:070°00.578'W
Mass (g):40
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):10
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:José Vicente Casado
Finder:José Vicente Casado
Comments:Field Name: Met-2017-017; submitted by David Allepuz
Institutions
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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. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 56' 54"S, 70° 0' 35"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1836 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1864 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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