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Catalina 319
Basic information Name: Catalina 319
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 35.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 Jun 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Catalina 319        24°56’05.8’’S, 069°58’55.5’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Feb 19

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: Found on granodiorite pediment surface by a six-person team.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-defined, packed chondrules. Opaques are Fe,Ni metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa16.5±9.1, Fa PMD 51%, Cr2O3 0.06±0.05 wt%. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs19.5±6.6Wo0.7±0.2 (n=5).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3). L group from magnetic susceptibility.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Sergey Vasiliev.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:2017 Feb 19
Latitude:24°56'05.8''S
Longitude:069°58'55.5''W
Mass (g):35.3
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.5±9.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±6.6 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.72
Classifier:Jérôme Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):7.8
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Sergey Vasiliev
Finder:S. Vasiliev/M. Jost
Comments:work name SVMC002; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 56' 6"S, 69° 58' 55"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1425 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1452 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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