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Colomera meteorite, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 26' North , 3° 39' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.43333,-3.65000
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Class:IIE iron meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class: Iron, IIE
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Found 1912. Iron meteorite (octahedrite), medium, with silicate inclusions (IIE).
Weight 134 kg.


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- Bunch, T.E., Keil, K., and Olsen, E. (1970): Mineralogy and Petrology of Silicate Inclusions in Iron Meteorites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 25, 297-340.
Takeda, H., Hsu, W., & Huss, G. R. (2003). Mineralogy of silicate inclusions of the Colomera IIE iron and crystallization of Cr-diopside and alkali feldspar from a partial melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(12), 2269-2287.

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