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Calama 261
Basic information Name: Calama 261
     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 7.6 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1999 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Aug 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:8 Apr 2018
Latitude:22°15.46'S
Longitude:68°30.72'W
Mass (g):7.6
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.6±0.6 (N=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8±0.3 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5±0.2 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):1.6
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. I. Chaplygin, ichap@rambler.ru
Finder:Mr. Ilya Chaplygin
Comments:Field name is 029; analyst T. Kryachko (The Russian system of quality, 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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 15' 28"S, 68° 30' 43"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2320 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2349 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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