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Sierra Gorda 046
Basic information Name: Sierra Gorda 046
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 168 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 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 11 Nov 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:20 Oct 2018
Latitude:22°30.68'S
Longitude:69°3.24'W
Mass (g):168
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.6±0.4 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6±0.3 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±0.3 (N=12)
Classifier:Ryazantsev K. M., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):33.6
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. M. Nepomiluev, ramatahatta2@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. M. Nepomiluev
Comments:Field name is M3-54; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 30' 41"S, 69° 3' 14"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2081 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2109 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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