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Chug Chug 014
Basic information Name: Chug Chug 014
     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 780 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 014        22°28.956’S, 69°12.62’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 21 Oct 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: Meteorite was found on October 31, 2018, by Ilya Chaplygin during a desert meteorite search organized by Timur Kryachko.

Physical characteristics: Single brown stone 780 g with angular shape and rare remnants of black fusion crust. Fresh cut of the meteorite exhibits brown interior and fresh metal. Bottom part is covered with light-colored desert material. Dimensions 9 × 7 × 7 cm.

Geochemistry: Mineral composition and Geochemistry: EDS-WDS analyses (V.I. Taskaev, IGEM RAS). The primary chondrite paragenesis includes olivine Fa25.75±2.22 (N=10), Low-Ca pyroxene Fs20.2±0.4Wo1.59±0.22 (N=15). Composition of kamacite (in wt.%, N=4): Fe 93.32, Ni 5.97, Co 0.71. Taenite contain(in wt.%, N=4) 35.54 and 0.26 wt.% of Ni and Co respectively. Troilite is close to ideal FeS.

Classification: (Pavel Yu. Plechov, FMMR). Ordinary chondrite. L4, S1, W1

Specimens: Mr. I. Chaplygin holds main mass about 744 g. 36 g and thin section, FMMR.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:plain
Date:21 Oct 2018
Latitude:22°28.956'S
Longitude:69°12.62'W
Mass (g):780
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.75±2.22 (N=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2±0.4 (N=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.59±0.22 (N=15)
Classifier:Pavel Yu.Plechov, FMMR
Type spec mass (g):36
Type spec location:FMMR
Main mass:Ilya Chaplygin
Finder:Mr. I. Chaplygin
Comments:field name is 045i; FMM name is FN334; 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' 57"S, 69° 12' 37"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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