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Chug Chug 013
Basic information Name: Chug Chug 013
     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 37.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Sep 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Chug Chug 013        22°28.76’S, 69°05.988’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 04 Apr 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Meteorite (1 piece) was found on April 4, 2018, by Ilya Chaplygin during a desert meteorite search organized by Timur Kryachko.

Physical characteristics: Single brown stone with angular shape and remnants of dark-brown fusion crust. Fresh cut is dark gray and shows abundant metal. Dimentions 4 × 3 × 1.5 cm.

Geochemistry: Mineral composition and Geochemistry: EDS-WDS analyses (V.I. Taskaev, IGEM RAS). The primary chondrite paragenesis includes olivine Fa18.54±0.39 (N=12), Low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.3±0.6Wo1.43±0.29 (N=13), plagioclase Ab81.8An12.6Or5.5 (N=3). Composition of kamacite (in wt.%, N=2): Fe 93.34, Ni 5.1, Co 0.5. Taenite (in wt., %, N=6) contain 30.55 and 0.24 wt.% of Ni and Co respectively. Troilite is close to ideal FeS.

Classification: (Pavel Yu. Plechov, FMMR). Ordinary chondrite. H5, S1, W1

Specimens: Mr. I. Chaplygin holds main mass 29.36 g. 7.94 g and thin section, FMMR.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:plain
Date:04 Apr 2018
Latitude:22°28.76'S
Longitude:69°05.988'W
Mass (g):37.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.54±0.39 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3±0.6 (N=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.43±0.29 (N=13)
Classifier:Pavel Yu.Plechov, FMMR
Type spec mass (g):7.94
Type spec location:FMMR
Main mass:Ilya Chaplygin
Finder:Mr. I. Chaplygin
Comments:field name is 015i;FMM name is FN333; submitted by Pavel Yu. Plechov, pplechov@gmail.com
Institutions
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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)
FMMR: Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Leninskiy prospekt 18 korpus 2, Moscow, Russia, 119071, Russia; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Pavel Plechov   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 28' 46"S, 69° 5' 59"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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