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El Médano 179
Basic information Name: El Médano 179
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 179
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 14.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 547 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 29 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Oct 21
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):14.9
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.6±2.5 (11.9-19.9, PMD 11%, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8±1.9 (11-17, PMD 8%, n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.61
Classifier:A. Hutzler, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Matthieu Gounelle
Comments:Estimated subtype 3.9; 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 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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