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Caleta el Cobre 045
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 045
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 045
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1801 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 70 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Caleta el Cobre 045 (CeC 045)        24°14’49.2"S, 70°18’37.8"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: Found in the Atacama desert by Rodrigo Martinez

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Type 6 ordinary chondrite clasts supported by a melt rock matrix.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6-melt breccia). L group based on magnetic susceptibility. Likely paired with Caleta el Cobre 051.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr 15
Latitude:24°14'49.2"S
Longitude:70°18'37.8"W
Mass (g):1801
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):36
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM654; 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)
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° 14' 49"S, 70° 18' 38"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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