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Calama 194
Basic information Name: Calama 194
     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 137.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 663 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 11 Nov 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Calama 194        22°28.66’S, 68°49.18’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 24 Mar 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography:(C.A. Lorenz, Vernad) Meteorite composed of well-defined chondrules of 150-800 µm in diameter, chondrule fragments, mineral grains and minor amount of fine-grained clastic matrix impregnated by iron hydroxides. Chondrules of PO, POP, RO, BO and CC types were observed. Chondrule mesostasis is glassy. Silica-bearing pyroxene chondrules and metal-troilite chondrules were found.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:24 Mar 2019
Latitude:22°28.66'S
Longitude:68°49.18'W
Mass (g):137.5
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.1±7.2 (N=26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.9±4.4 (N=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.7 (N=18)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):24.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:I. Chaplygin, ichap@rambler.ru
Finder:Ilya Chaplygin
Comments:field name is 056, analyst T. Kryachko (FMM, Moscow), C. A. Lorenz (Vernad); 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° 28' 40"S, 68° 49' 11"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2261 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2290 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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