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Calama 171
Basic information Name: Calama 171
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Chile
Mass:help 105 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 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 18 Sep 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:19 Mar 2021
Latitude:22°26.14'S
Longitude:68°39.10'W
Mass (g):105
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.0±0.4 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±0.8 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±1.0 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfild@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is 7-23; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 26' 8"S, 68° 39' 6"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2097 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2125 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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