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Los Vientos 417
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 417
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 417
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Chile
Mass:help 209 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 632 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Los Vientos 417 (LoV 417)        24° 42.527’S, 69° 54.864’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2009 Dec 29

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well delineated chondrule with average apparent diameter 390±170 μm (n=25). Olivine are chemically zoned. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite. Shock veins.

Geochemistry: Fa17.2±8.95, range Fa0.6-29.2, Fa PMD = 36% (n=6), Cr2O3 in ferroan oivine 0.04±0.0 wt% (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs11.1±4.6Wo0.8±0.5, range Fs6.5-17.4 (n=3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3). H group based on chondrule size and magnetic susceptibility

Specimens: Type speciment at CEREGE. Main mass with Eric Christensen.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2009 Dec 29
Latitude:24° 42.527'S
Longitude:69° 54.864'W
Mass (g):208.6
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±9.0 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.1±.6 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.87
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ231; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 42' 32"S, 69° 54' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1974 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2002 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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