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Los Vientos 461
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 461
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 461
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 333 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12068 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Dec 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Los Vientos 461 (LoV 461)        24°48’55"S, 69°55’12"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Apr 13

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with relict chondrules. Maskelynite to 150 μm, some with lobate contacts with pyroxene and olivine. Abundant shock veins and melt pockets. Metal and troilite to 400 μm.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa25.5 (n=2). Orthopyroxene Fs21.5±0.3Wo1.6±0.3 (n=6). Plagioclase An17.0Ab73.2Or9.8 (n=1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass at Museum d’Histoire Naturelle de Nantes.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2017 Apr 13
Latitude:24°48'55"S
Longitude:69°55'12"W
Mass (g):333
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.5 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±0.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes
Finder:Luc Labenne
Comments:work name NA63 (Nantes); submitted by Jérôme 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)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 48' 55"S, 69° 55' 12"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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