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Calama 076
Basic information Name: Calama 076
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Chile
Mass:help 443 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 441 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Calama 076        22°29.320’S, 68° 53.347’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2019 Mar 30

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Found on March 30, 2019, by Jimmy Pizarro and Alfonso Viera

Physical characteristics: One stone with some patch of fusion crust.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Pyroxenite with grain size 1.5 mm. Mineralogy: ultradominant pyroxene, and minor metal, silica, chromite, troilite.

Geochemistry: Pyroxene Fs22.5±0.7Wo1.6±0.3, FeO/MnO=32.2±3.0 (n=7)

Classification: Achondrite (diogenite)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE, main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2019 Mar 30
Latitude:22°29.320'S
Longitude:68° 53.347'W
Mass (g):443
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Weathering grade:minor
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5±0.7 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:3.63
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.00
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:Jimmy Pizarro and Alfonso Viera
Comments:work name K453; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 29' 19"S, 68° 53' 21"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1705 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1733 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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