Taltal 001 H3 Chondrite Meteorite Full Slice 58.5g I 2016 Chile Find
Name: Taltal 001
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Mass: 1186 g
This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
|Comments:||Approved 28 May 2018|
Writeup from MB 107:
Taltal 001 25°29’19’’S, 70°02’28’’W
Find: 2016 Jan 14
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)
History: The meteorite was found in 2016 during a field trip in the Atacama desert.
Physical characteristics: Dark brownish individual without fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with often slightly flattened and loosely packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.4 mm) in a more fine-grained matrix that contains sulfides and abundant FeNi metal.
ID - Taltal0011801
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