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Los Vientos 291
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 291
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 291
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 716 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H 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 291 (LoV 291)        24°39’28.8’’S, 069°55’49.2’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 20 Feb 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Found on gravel surface by a six-person team.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa19.7±1.7, PMD 6%, Cr2O3 0.04±0.03 wt%. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs15.9±2.0Wo1.7±0.7 (n=5).

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:20 Feb 2017
Latitude:24°39'28.8''S
Longitude:069°55'49.2''W
Mass (g):716
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.7±1.7 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±2.0 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Svend Buhl
Finder:Svend Buhl
Comments:work name SB010; 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° 39' 29"S, 69° 55' 49"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1444 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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