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El Médano 421
Basic information Name: El Médano 421
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 421
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 51 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10864 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Dec 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Ignimbrite Plain
Date:2018-Feb-17
Latitude:24°47.492'S
Longitude:070°00.013'W
Mass (g):51
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.9±0.5 (N=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2±0.5 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.5 (N=12)
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:José Vicente Casado
Finder:José Vicente Casado
Comments:Field Name: Met-2018-054; submitted by David Allepuz
Institutions
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UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 47' 30"S, 70° 0' 1"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2255 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2284 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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