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Calate 002
Basic information Name: Calate 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Jul 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Calate 002        21°34.72’S, 69°36.96’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 26 Oct 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Physical characteristics: one individual sample was broken in hundreds pieces.

Petrography: A breccia with impact melt and fragments of different shock stage, S4-S6.

Classification: ordinary chondrite with impact melt, and fragments of chondrites of L6, S4-S6, W3. Ivanova M. A. (Vernad)

Specimens: 3 pieces, 407 g in total and a thin section are deposited in Vernad. Main mass with anonymous owner

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:26 Oct 2016
Latitude:21°34.72'S
Longitude:69°36.96'W
Mass (g):2195
Pieces:Many
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.06±0.13 (N=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.45±0.23 (N=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.67±0.15 (N=15)
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):443
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Anonymous owner
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Analyst S. E. Borisovsky (IGEM), field number S8,; submitted by M. A. Ivanova
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
IGEM: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Per., 35, Moscow, 119017 , Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 34' 43"S, 69° 36' 58"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1444 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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