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Caleta el Cobre 031
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1500 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 20 Oct 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Caleta el Cobre 031 (CeC 031)        24°15’S, 70°31’S

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: Found in the Atacama desert.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated packed chondrules. Opaque are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.7±2.7, range Fa18.9-29.5, Fa PMD 7% (n=8). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs19.5±6.8Wo0.5±0.1, range Fs12.9-35.8 (n=8).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Specimens: Type specimen and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass at ArtMet Collection

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr
Latitude:24°15'S
Longitude:70°31'S
Mass (g):1500
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±2.7 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±6.8 (n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.53
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LM73/E28; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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 1436 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1463 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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