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San Juan 008
Basic information Name: San Juan 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SJ 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Chile
Mass:help 103.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2615 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Revised 20 Jan 2013: True coordinates supplied by J. Gattacceca
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 4
  Line 7:
State/Prov/County:Area San Juan,Comuna Taltal, Provincia T
Origin or pseudonym:Deflation surface
Date:22-Jul-07
Latitude:25°34.53'S
Longitude:69°47.7'W
Mass (g):103.78
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.6±0.65
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.8±0.45
Magnetic suscept.:3.18
Classifier:M. V. Millarca Valenzuela, Chil, Pierre Rochette, CEREGE, Jerome Gattacceca, CEREGE, Clement Suavet, CEREGE, Michèle Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):85.35
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Chil
Comments:PMD-Fa=1.56; PMD-Fs=1.24
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Europole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 9 Mar 2016)
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61 Rue Buffon, LMCM-CP52, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address; updated 8 Nov 2012)
Chil: University of Chile, Plaza Ercilla 803, Casilla 13518­, Correo 21, Santiago, Chile (institutional address; updated 17 Sep 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 26' 55"S, 69° 51' 7"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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