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Vaquillas 006
Basic information Name: Vaquillas 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 4.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L6-melt breccia
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 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 3 Aug 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2018 Apr
Latitude:25°21.882'W
Longitude:69°25.309'W
Mass (g):4400
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.97
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):37
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LM72/E09; Breccia with chondritic clasts in a melt rock matrix. Chondritic clasts have plagioclase average size >50 um. They contain veinlets of metal and sulfides, chromite-plagioclase assemblages, and eutectic metal/sulfide grains.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art, Poland (private address; updated 23 Feb 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 21' 53"S, 69° 25' 19"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1771 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1799 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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