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Los Vientos 229
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 229
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 229
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 69.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Jul 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2010 Jan 19
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):69.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.2 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4(N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.66
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ242. High interchondrules porosity; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2081 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2109 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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