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Pampa (e)
Basic information Name: Pampa (e)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Chile
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10013 approved meteorites (plus 3 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)
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Writeup from MB 78:

Pampa (e)

Between Antofagasta and Mejillones, Chile

Found 1987 and 1991

Ordinary chondrite (L6, S1)

Several stones with a total mass of ~10 kg were found by Edmundo Martinez de los Rios in 1987. In 1991, he and Michael Zolensky found additional material (10 g). Classification and analysis: olivine Fa25.0; pyroxene Fs23.0; information: Michael Zolensky, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. The main mass is in the possession of Mr. Martinez de los Rios with some additional material at NASA/JSC. See also, Martinez et al. (1992).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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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 987 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1012 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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