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El Médano 012
Basic information Name: El Médano 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 54 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5309 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 419:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2010 Oct 18
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):54
Pieces:2
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.41±0.40
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.10±0.19
Wollastonite (mol%):1.72±0.02
Magnetic suscept.:4.79
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, A. Hutzler, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Chil
Finder:M. Gounelle
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Europole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 9 Mar 2016)
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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 51'S, 70° 32'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1030 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1055 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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