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Catalina 393
Basic information Name: Catalina 393
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 793 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Catalina 393        25°14’S, 69°43’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2010 Apr 14

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Matrix-poor chondrite with well-delineated chondrules. Olivine is zoned. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa12.0±7.4, range Fa0.6-19.8, Fa PMD 55% (n=8). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.04 wt% (n=6). Low-Ca pyroxene Fa11.7±8.1Wo1.3±0.9 (n=4), range Fs3.9-22.7.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3). L group from magnetic susceptibility interpreted in the light of the weathering grade.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Eric Christensen.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2010 Apr 14
Latitude:25°14'S
Longitude:69°43'W
Mass (g):359.5
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):12.0±7.4 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.7±8.1 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.90
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ491; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 14'S, 69° 43'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2320 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2349 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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