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Los Vientos 321
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 321
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 321
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 3.49 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 323 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 20 Oct 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Los Vientos 321 (LoV 321)        24°41’S, 69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: Found in the Atacama desert.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated, packed chondrules. Opaque are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa23.8±8.6, range Fa14.0-37.2, Fa PMD 33% (n=12). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs15.6±13.5Wo1.4±1.2, range Fs1.0-38.2 (n=7).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3). LL group from magnetic susceptibility.

Specimens: Type specimen and a polished section at CERGEGE. Main mass at ArtMet collection.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Apr
Latitude:24°41'S
Longitude:69°46'W
Mass (g):3490
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±9.2 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.6±5.6 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.12
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name E11; submitted by Jerome 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)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art, Poland (private address; updated 23 Feb 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 1433 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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