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El Médano 429
Basic information Name: El Médano 429
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 429
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 87.7 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:14 Nov. 2017
Latitude:24°44.85'S
Longitude:70°21.97'W
Mass (g):87.7
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.26±0.1 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.77±0.21 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.57±0.19 (N=2)
Magnetic suscept.:4.86
Classifier:E. Jacquet, B. Doisneau, MNHNP, H. Pourkhorsandi, ULB
Type spec mass (g):87.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:MNHNP
Finder:Matthieu Gounelle
Comments:Field name: DM44; submitted by B. Doisneau
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium (institutional address; updated 27 Sep 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 44' 51"S, 70° 21' 58"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2097 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2125 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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