Caldera (Eucrite-mmict)

Country: Chile
State/District: Atacama desert
Date of fall/find: Found 1967
Total known weight: 0.5 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Eucrite-mmict

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One oriented stone of 500 g was found by a prospector near the town Caldera, for which the coordinates are given. Classification and mineral analysis, opx Wo5En37Fs58, augite Wo40En30Fs30, feldspar An89Ab10Or1, non-cumulate and unbrecciated eucrite, Glenn J. MacPherson, Dept. of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. Bulk composition, 14.4% Fe, 7.14% Ca, 29 ppm Sc, 2160 ppm Cr, 4210 ppm Mn, < 10 ppm Ni, 30 ppm Zn, flat REEpattern 10-11 x C1, B. Spettel, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass, Robert Haag, P. O. Box 27527, Tucson Arizona 85726, USA.

ID#: 4856
Description: Slice with some crust
Size: 1.7 x 1.5 x 0.1 cm
Weight: 1.873 gr

US$ 585.00


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