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Caleta el Cobre 059
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 059
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 059
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 5.36 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 70 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Caleta el Cobre 059 (CeC 059)        24°13’10.9"S, 70°18’38.4"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Melt rock supported breccia with clasts of ordinary chondrite (L6). The clasts are shock darkened, with pervasive metal/sulfide veinlets and droplets. Chromite and plagioclase to 200 µm in the clasts.

Classification: L6-melt breccia. L group based on magnetic susceptibility. Likely paired with Caleta el Cobre 051.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr 15
Latitude:24°13'10.9"S
Longitude:70°18'38.4"W
Mass (g):5356
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W0
Magnetic suscept.:5.08
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):42
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM653; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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)
MMC: Museo del Meteorito, Tocopilla 401, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. or Alonso de Ercilla 1250, La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile, Chile; Website (institutional address; updated 11 Mar 2014)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 13' 11"S, 70° 18' 38"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2503 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2532 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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