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El Médano 359
Basic information Name: El Médano 359
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 359
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Chile
Mass:help 182 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2013 Nov 04
Latitude:24.715933°S
Longitude:70.346823°W
Mass (g):182
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±0.2 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.2 (N=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Nejia Laridhi Ouazaa
Comments:work name J319; Chondritic texture with well delineated chondrules.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 42' 57"S, 70° 20' 49"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1771 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1799 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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