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Salar de Atacama
Basic information Name: Salar de Atacama
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Chile
Mass:help 223 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9867 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)
Comments: Approved 30 Jun 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1861:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:July 2008
Latitude:23°49.56'S
Longitude:68°34.33'W
Mass (g):223
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6± 0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±1.0
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise
Type spec mass (g):24.5
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Y. Sékula
Finder:Y. Sékula
Comments:Complete stone veined with FeS+metal and melted pockets.; submitted by M. Bourot-Denise
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61 Rue Buffon, LMCM-CP52, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address; updated 8 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 49' 34"S, 68° 34' 20"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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