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El Médano 097
Basic information Name: El Médano 097
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 097
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 229 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Oct 25
Latitude:24°51'S
Longitude:70°32'W
Mass (g):229
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Weathering grade:W2-4
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0±0.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.32
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, A. Hutzler, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):42
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Matthieu Gounelle
Comments:Type 5 clasts in a type 6 host lithology. Clasts are more porous and more weathered than the host.; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 925 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 950 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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