|Basic information||Name: Pampa (b)|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Mass: 10 kg
This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 65:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.
DISCOVERY OF THE PAMPA (b), CHILE, STONY METEORITE
Name: PAMPA (b)
Place of find: About 10 km N. of Pampa, between Antofagasta and Mejillones, Antofagasta, Chile.
Date of find: March 2, 1986
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5). Olivine Fa25.
Number of individual
Total weight: 10 kg, approximately
Circumstances of find: Found by a Chilean prospector.
Source: W. Zeitschel, PO. Box 2340, Hanau, West Germany; A.L. Graham, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London, U.K.
Note: Petrographically distinct from Pampa (a); the (a) and (b) stones have different exposure ages, L. Schultz and H. Weber, priv comm. 1987.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)|
This is 1 of 925 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 950 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
Direct link to this page