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Sierra Gorda 015
Basic information Name: Sierra Gorda 015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 202 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6499 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 22 Apr 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:28 Oct 2018
Latitude:22°30.32'S
Longitude:69°2.33'W
Mass (g):202
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.8±0.3 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0±0.2 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):48.37
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfield@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:field name is Calama 4-59; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Timur Kryachko   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 30' 19"S, 69° 2' 20"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1387 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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