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Los Vientos 288
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 109.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 324 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 7 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Los Vientos 288 (LoV 288)        24°41’S, 69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2010 Jul 06

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed well defined chondrules (average apparent diameter 780±380 μm, n=32). Opaques are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa28.0±2.6, PMD 7%, Cr2O3 0.015±0.019 wt% (n=11). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs21.2±3.9Wo1.0±1.1 (n=9).

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2010 Jul 06
Latitude:24°41'S
Longitude:69°46'W
Mass (g):109.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.0±2.6 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2±3.9 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.48
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ618; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1434 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1461 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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