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Catalina 300
Basic information Name: Catalina 300
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 380 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 492 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Catalina 300        25°14’S, 69°43’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 March

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Physical characteristics: Dark stone. Cut surface reveals chondrules and CAIs set in a dark matrix.

Petrography: Chondrules with average size 1350 μm (n=10) and CAIs set in fine grained matrix (45vol%, from point counting n=207). Abundant sulfides and magnetite, rare metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa4.7±6.1, PMD=11%, range Fa0.2-14.9 (n=7), Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine is 0.58±0.78wt% (n=5). Low-ca pyroxene Fs1.0Wo0.6 (n=1)

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3, oxidized subgroup)

Specimens: 23 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Luc Labenne

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2018 March
Latitude:25°14'S
Longitude:69°43'W
Mass (g):380
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):4.73±6.1 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.0 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6 (n=1)
Magnetic suscept.:4.39
Classifier:L. Krämer Ruggiu and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.00
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Labenne Luc
Comments:Work name LL75; submitted by Lisa Krämer Ruggiu
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)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1387 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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