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Caleta el Cobre 052
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 052
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 052
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1034 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 32 approved meteorites classified as H5-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Caleta el Cobre 052 (CeC 052)        24°12’46.2"S, 70°18’35.3"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr 16

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5, melt breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Melt-supported breccia with small H5 clasts (to 2 mm). The melt fraction contains abundant composite metal/sulfide droplets (to 200 µm)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5-melt breccia).

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr 16
Latitude:24°12'46.2"S
Longitude:70°18'35.3"W
Mass (g):1034
Pieces:1
Class:H5-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.9 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.33
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):49
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM658; 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)
MMC: Museo del Meteorito, Tocopilla 401, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. or Alonso de Ercilla 1250, La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile, Chile; Website (institutional address; updated 11 Mar 2014)
Catalogs:
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::   (24° 12' 46"S, 70° 18' 35"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2340 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2369 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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