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Calama 189
Basic information Name: Calama 189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Chile
Mass:help 25.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8298 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Calama 189        22°26.80’S, 68°38.39’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 19 Mar 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: The meteorite is brecciated. Fragments up to 1 cm in size are hosted in a clastic matrix. Numerous shock melt pockets occur in the matrix; melt veins are running through the meteorite. Olivine has undulatory extinction and planar fractures.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:19 Mar 2021
Latitude:22°26.80'S
Longitude:68°38.39'W
Mass (g):25.6
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±0.3 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3±0.7 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfild@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is 7-26; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 26' 48"S, 68° 38' 23"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2272 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2301 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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