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Pampa de Mejillones 011
Basic information Name: Pampa de Mejillones 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PdM 011
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Chile
Mass:help 46 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5996 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)
Comments: Approved 21 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1740:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:July 2004
Latitude:23°08'9.8''S
Longitude:70°29'31.0''W
Mass (g):46
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4/5
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.32
Classifier:M. Valenzuela and S. Russel
Type spec mass (g):13
Type spec location:NHM
Main mass:University of Chile
Finder:M. Valenzuela, S. Russel, P. Bland and M. Gounelle (field party)
Comments:field name Pampa O. Main mass in University of Chile.; submitted by P. Rochette and M. Valenzuela
Institutions
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NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 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::   (23° 8' 10"S, 70° 29' 31"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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