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Caleta el Cobre 059
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 059
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 059
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 5.36 kg
Classification
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Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Caleta el Cobre 059 (CeC 059)        24°13’10.9"S, 70°18’38.4"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Melt rock supported breccia with clasts of ordinary chondrite (L6). The clasts are shock darkened, with pervasive metal/sulfide veinlets and droplets. Chromite and plagioclase to 200 µm in the clasts.

Classification: L6-melt breccia. L group based on magnetic susceptibility. Likely paired with Caleta el Cobre 051.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr 15
Latitude:24°13'10.9"S
Longitude:70°18'38.4"W
Mass (g):5356
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W0
Magnetic suscept.:5.08
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):42
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM653; 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)
MMC: Museo del Meteorito, Tocopilla 401, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. or Alonso de Ercilla 1250, La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile, Chile; Website (institutional address; updated 11 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 13' 11"S, 70° 18' 38"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2063 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2091 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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