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Pampa (c)
Basic information Name: Pampa (c)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Chile
Mass:help 25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1491 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Pampa (c)

Near Mejilliones, Antofagasta, Chile

Found 1986

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6).

At least three stones were found totalling about 25 kg in weight (R. A. Haag (1987) pers. comm.). Distinguished from Pampa (a) and Pampa (b) by noble gas data (L. Schultz (1987) pers. comm.; R. Wieler (1988) pers. comm.).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 12'S, 70° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 12'S, 70° 26'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 961 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 986 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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