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Pampa de Mejillones 008
Basic information Name: Pampa de Mejillones 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PdM 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Chile
Mass:help 25 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8844 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1737:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:May 2003
Latitude:23°11'17.5"S
Longitude:70°30'59.5"W
Mass (g):25
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Classifier:M. Zolensky
Type spec mass (g):5
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:Rodrigo Martínez
Finder:Rodrigo Martínez
Comments:field name Morro la Mina; submitted by P. Rochette and M. Valenzuela
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 11' 17"S, 70° 31' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 961 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 986 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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