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El Médano 109
Basic information Name: El Médano 109
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 109
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 13.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 550 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 5 Feb 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):13.1
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±5.7 (N=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±5.5 (N=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:5.02
Classifier:A. Hutzler and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Cécile Cournède
Comments:Estimated subtype 3.5 to 3.9. Fa PMD=21%, Fs PMD=41%. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine is 0.037±0.054 (N=17). Presence of dusty olivines. Mean chondrule diameter 380±220 µm (N=51).; 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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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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