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El Médano 129
Basic information Name: El Médano 129
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 129
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 27.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10013 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 29 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Oct 30
Latitude:24°51'S
Longitude:70°32'W
Mass (g):27.8
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.0±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7±0.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.48
Classifier:A. Hutzler and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):12
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Jérôme Gattacceca
Comments:Abundant shock veins.; submitted by J. Gattacceca
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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 987 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1012 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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