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Chug Chug 096
Basic information Name: Chug Chug 096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Chile
Mass:help 585 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 632 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 10 Apr 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Chug Chug 096        22°28.80’S, 69°7.75’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 19 Oct 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: The meteorite has a brecciated texture with angular chondrite fragments of 0.5-3 cm in size. Olivine shows strong mosaicism and planar deformation features. Metal-troilite assemblages and silicate melt pockets are present. The breccia matrix is composed of chondrules and chondrule fragments, mineral grains and fine-grained clastic material. Olivine in the breccia matrix shows weak mosaicism. Some areas of the breccia have melt rock matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa PMD = 11.9% (n=43).

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:19 Oct 2019
Latitude:22°28.80'S
Longitude:69°7.75'W
Mass (g):585
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S4-5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.3±3.4 (N=43)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.9±5.6 (N=36)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.2 (N=36)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):33.6
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:I. Chaplygin, ichap@rambler.ru
Finder:Chaplygin Ilya
Comments:field name 042, analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); 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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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 28' 48"S, 69° 7' 45"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1998 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2026 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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