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Caleta el Cobre 066
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 066
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 066
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 2.75 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 795 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 12 Feb 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Caleta el Cobre 066 (CeC 066)        24°18.205’S, 70°04.669’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Dec

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

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

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa20.9±9.1, range Fa0.9-30.5, Fa PMD 35% (n=12). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.07±0.13 wt% (n=11). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs15.7±7.8Wo1.3±0.8, range Fs5.6-33.2 (n=12).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with ArtMet.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Dec
Latitude:24°18.205'S
Longitude:70°04.669'W
Mass (g):2746
Pieces:2
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.9±9.1 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7±7.8 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.63
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name F36/LM89; 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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 18' 12"S, 70° 4' 40"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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