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Calama 062
Basic information Name: Calama 062
     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 443 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 140 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 1 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Calama 062        22°25.615’S, 068°39.164’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017-Aug-27

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIAB)

Physical characteristics: A single mass partly sand-blasted. Sawn surface shows unweathered metallic interior.

Petrography: Optical investigation of a ~3 by 2 cm polished and etched section reveals a coarse texture of kamacite up to 1 cm, with 120° junctions. Inclusions of troilite and schreibersite up to 0.5 mm are abundant.

Geochemistry: ICP-OES data: Ni=57.6, Co=4.6, P=2.9 (all mg/g); ICP-MS data: Cu=128, Cr=80, S=114, Ge=147, Ga=49, Ir=6.8, Au=0.6 (all µg/g)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Limestone plain
Date:2017-Aug-27
Latitude:22°25.615'S
Longitude:068°39.164'W
Mass (g):442.6
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIAB
Weathering grade:minimal
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):39
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:Alexia Sampere
Finder:Alexia Sampere
Comments:Field Name: ALE001; 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 25' 37"S, 68° 39' 10"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1553 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1580 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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