|Basic information||Name: Caldera|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Mass: 500 g
This is 1 of 194 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict. [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Desierto de Atacama, Chile
One oriented stone of 500 g was found by a prospector near the town Caldera, for which the coordinates are given. Classification and mineral analysis, opx Wo5En37Fs58, augite Wo40En30Fs30, feldspar An89Ab10Or1, non-cumulate and unbrecciated eucrite, Glenn J. MacPherson, Dept. of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. Bulk composition, 14.4% Fe, 7.14% Ca, 29 ppm Sc, 2160 ppm Cr, 4210 ppm Mn, < 10 ppm Ni, 30 ppm Zn, flat REEpattern 10-11 x C1, B. Spettel, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass, Robert Haag, P. O. Box 27527, Tucson Arizona 85726, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)|
This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Atacama, Chile
This is 1 of 950 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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