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Catalina 257
Basic information Name: Catalina 257
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 42 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Catalina 257        ~25°14’S, ~69°43’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2010 Apr 14

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-defined, packed chondrules. One 3 mm type 6 clast.

Geochemistry: Type 3 host lithology: olivine Fa18.2±1.9, PMD = 9%, (N=6), low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.9±0.5 (N=3). Type 6 clast: olivine Fa19.7 (N=1), orthopyroxene Fs17.7Wo1.4.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2010 Apr 14
Latitude:~25°14'S
Longitude:~69°43'W
Mass (g):42
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.2±1.9 (N=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9±0.5 (N=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:5.16
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):11
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ492; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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)
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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 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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