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Pampa de Mejillones 016
Basic information Name: Pampa de Mejillones 016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PdM 016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile
Mass:help 372 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10776 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Jul 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:19 Oct 2016
Latitude:23°03.54'S
Longitude:70°19.68'W
Mass (g):372.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.44±0.51 (N=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.75±0.20 (N=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.40±0.20 (N=15)
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):75.8
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Anonymous owner
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Analyst S. E. Borisovsky (IGEM), field number S1. One individual sample was broken in 8 fragments.; submitted by M. A. Ivanova
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
IGEM: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Per., 35, Moscow, 119017 , Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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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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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 3' 32"S, 70° 19' 41"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1307 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1334 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 7 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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