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Los Vientos 073
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 073
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 073
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Chile
Mass:help 16.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Dec 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Los Vientos 073 (LoV 073)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Found: 2009 Dec

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Found by Michael Warner in December 2009.

Physical characteristics: A single crusted stone. Cut surface reveals abundant chondrules set in a dark matrix and a 5 mm large igneous inclusion.

Petrography: Well delineated chondrules. Mean apparent chondrule size 480±200 μm (n=24).

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa15.5±7.0 (Fa3.1-23.1, PMD=37%, n=8), Cr2O3 0.05±0.06 wt%. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs12.7±5.7 (Fs1.3-17.2, PMD=40%, n=8). Olivine in large igneous inclusion Fa16.2. Magnetic susceptibility log χ =5.11 (χ in nm3/kg).

Specimens: 6.5 g and a polished section in CEREGE. Main mass with Michael Warner.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2009 Dec
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):16.5
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):15.7±7.0 (PMD=37%, N=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.7±5.7 (PMD=40%, N=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.6
Magnetic suscept.:5.11
Classifier:C. Cournède and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):6.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Michael Warner
Finder:Michael Warner
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1453 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1480 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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