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Sierra Gorda 001
Basic information Name: Sierra Gorda 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1013 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6239 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 May 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:21 Oct 2017
Latitude:22°30.15'S
Longitude:69°4.87'W
Mass (g):1013
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.4 (N=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0±0.2 (N=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3 (N=24)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):130.3
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfield@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is Calama50; analist V. V. Kozlov (Oxford Instruments, Moscow). A stone of irregular shape has a smooth surface that is covered by dark-brown fusion crust.; submitted by C. A. Lorenz (Vernad)
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Timur Kryachko   
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 30' 9"S, 69° 4' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1157 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1184 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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