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Caleta el Cobre 030
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Chile
Mass:help 173 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 129 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped irons
Comments: Approved 20 Oct 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Caleta el Cobre 030 (CeC 030)        24°15’S, 70°31’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2019

Classification: Iron meteorite (ungrouped)

History: Found in 2019 in the Atacama desert

Physical characteristics: A single brownish mass. Cut surface reveals fresh metallic interior.

Petrography: Etching of a polished section reveals a coarse octahedrite texture with net and cellular plessite.

Geochemistry: (J.T. Wasson, UCLA): INAA data, Ni = 75.3, Co = 4.45 (both mg/g), Cu = 162, Ga = 27.0, As = 8.49, W= 1.12, Re = 682, Ir = 6.57, Pt = 8.66, Au = 0.95 (all µg/g).

Classification: Iron, ungrouped. Ungrouped designation based on composition; no close compositional relatives among 105 other ungrouped irons.

Specimens: Type specimen (28 g) at CEREGE. 17 g at UCLA. Main mass with ArtMet.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2019
Latitude:24°15'S
Longitude:70°31'W
Mass (g):173
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, ungrouped
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE, and J.T. Wasson, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet
Comments:work name G34/LM; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art, Poland (private address; updated 23 Feb 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 15'S, 70° 31'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1453 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1480 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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