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Caleta el Cobre 045
Basic information Name: Caleta el Cobre 045
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CeC 045
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1801 g
Classification
  history:
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 28 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Caleta el Cobre 045 (CeC 045)        24°14’49.2"S, 70°18’37.8"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: Found in the Atacama desert by Rodrigo Martinez

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Type 6 ordinary chondrite clasts supported by a melt rock matrix.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (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°14'49.2"S
Longitude:70°18'37.8"W
Mass (g):1801
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):36
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM654; 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° 14' 49"S, 70° 18' 38"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2055 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2083 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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