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Los Vientos 119
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 119
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 119
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile
Mass:help 63.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5295 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Jun 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Los Vientos 119 (LoV 119)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2016 March

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: The stone was found lying at the surface in the Atacama desert.

Physical characteristics: A single brownish stone with regmaglypts and few remnants of fusion crust. Cracks due to terrestrial weathering.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2016 March
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):63100
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):19.2 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.98
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):38
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Europole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 9 Mar 2016)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art UL. Baczynskiego 2 45-317 Opole, Poland (private address; updated 7 Apr 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, in preparation (2016)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41'S, 69° 46'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 960 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 985 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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