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El Médano 196
Basic information Name: El Médano 196
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 196
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 18.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 269 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 Jun 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Oct 26
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):18.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6±10.7 (N=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.9±7.7 (N=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.03
Classifier:A. Hutzler, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):8
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Millarca Valenzuela
Comments:Fa PMD=47%, Fs PMD=67%. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.13±0.11 (N=27). Mean chondrule apparent diameter chondres 660±286 um (N=98). Estimated sub-type of 3.2 based on Fa PMD and texture.; 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 1030 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1055 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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