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Los Vientos 308
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 308
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 308
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 14 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 Jun 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Los Vientos 308 (LoV 308)        24°42.346’S, 69°54.996’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Feb 20

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-5)

History: Found on a plain by a six-person team.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca) Brecciated ordinary chondrite with type 5 clasts and shock darkened clasts set in a type 3 host lithology.

Geochemistry: Type 3 host lithology: Fa19.0±2.3, Fa PMD 9%, Cr2O3 0.07±0.09 wt% (n=6), low-Ca pyroxene Fs12.9±5.4Wo0.6±0.3 (n=5). Type 5 clasts: olivine Fa19.4 (n=1), orthopyroxene Fs17.7Wo1.0 (n=1).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Thomas Kurtz.

Data from:
  MB108
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:2017 Feb 20
Latitude:24°42.346'S
Longitude:69°54.996'W
Mass (g):14
Pieces:2
Class:H3-5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±2.3 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.9±5.4 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.11
Classifier:Jérôme Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):2.9
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Thomas Kurtz
Finder:Thomas Kurtz
Comments:work name ST10; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kurtz: Th. and P. Kurtz, Hannover, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 42' 21"S, 69° 55' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1387 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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