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Majes 001
Basic information Name: Majes 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Peru
Mass:help 268 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 111  (2023)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12663 approved meteorites (plus 8 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 12 Feb 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arequipa
Date:19 Oct 2021
Latitude:16°31.49'S
Longitude:72°21.27'W
Mass (g):268
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.2 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0±0.4 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):37.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, [email protected]
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is Peru 1; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; 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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F. M., Grossman J. N., Schrader D. L., Chabot N. L., D’Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Joy K. H., Komatsu M. and Miao B. (2023) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 111. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 58, 901–904. ?
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Peru
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (16° 31' 29"S, 72° 21' 16"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Arequipa, Peru
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Peru (plus 1 impact crater)
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