|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
Mass: 10 kg
This is 1 of 9875 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)
Writeup from MB 78:
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).
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)|
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)
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