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San Juan 001
Basic information Name: San Juan 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SJ 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1229 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5941 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 87:

San Juan 001

Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

Found 2001 December 1

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Three stones of 1229 g total mass were found within 1 km of each other. Classification (M. Zolensky, JSC): Olivine, Fa24.5; pyroxene, Fs21.6, shock stage S1/2, weathering grade W2. Specimens: type specimen 60 g, SI; main mass, Rodrigo Martinez.

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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Chile
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     Recommended::   (25° 34' 30"S, 69° 47' 42"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 909 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 934 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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