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Los Vientos 017
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 017
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 109 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 412 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 23 May 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Los Vientos 017 (LoV 017)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Found: 2011 Jun 24

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was found by R. Martinez in the Atacama Desert.

Physical characteristics: A single dark stone.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) This meteorite consists mostly of euhedral olivine (up to 4 mm, mean 1.5 mm), with subordinate pigeonite. Coarse-grained equigranular texture with triple junctions. Olivine shows a reduced margin. Interstitial metal along grain boundaries.

Geochemistry: Olivine cores Fa14.9±1.8, FeO/MnO=30.2.Olivine reduced rims Fa8.4±1.1, FeO/MnO=16.3. Olivine CaO 0.37±0.04 wt.%, Cr2O2=0.71±0.07 wt.%. Pigeonite Fs12.8±1.2Wo7.2±2.0. Kamacite 4.8 wt.% Ni.

Classification: Ureilite

Specimens: 28 g and two polished sections at CEREGE. Main mass Museo del Meteorito.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Jun 24
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):109
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):6.7-16.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.4-14.4
Wollastonite (mol%):4.6-9.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.36
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments: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)
MMC: Museo del Meteorito, Tocopilla 401, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. or Alonso de Ercilla 1250, La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile, Chile; Website (institutional address; updated 11 Mar 2014)
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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° 41'S, 69° 46'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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