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Calama 114
Basic information Name: Calama 114
     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 356 g
Classification
  history:
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 28 Sep 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Calama 114        22°24.88’S, 68°37.61’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 9 Apr 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt-rock matrix breccia, composed of the mm-sized fragments of recrystallized chondritic texture joined together by poorly transparent devitrified melt (~15 vol.%).

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:9 Apr 2018
Latitude:22°24.88'S
Longitude:68°37.61'W
Mass (g):356
Pieces:2
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±0.3 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±0.4 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.1 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):67.5
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. M. Nepomiluev, ramatahatta2@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. M. Nepomiluev
Comments:Field name is M2-61; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
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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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 24' 53"S, 68° 37' 37"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1836 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1864 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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