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Los Vientos 259
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 259
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 259
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 981 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6005 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 6 Dec 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:granodiorite pediment
Date:2017 Feb 21
Latitude:24°38'57.2''S
Longitude:069°52'45.5''W
Mass (g):981
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±0.5 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±0.4 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0±2.28
Magnetic suscept.:5.44
Classifier:L. Krämer Ruggiu and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.78
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Andreas Koppelt
Finder:Andreas Koppelt
Comments:Work name AK26; submitted by Lisa Krämer Ruggiu
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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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Andreas Koppelt   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 38' 57"S, 69° 52' 46"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1974 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2002 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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