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Los Vientos 054
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 054
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 054
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Chile
Mass:help 17.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 195 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Los Vientos 054 (LoV 054)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Found: 2012 Jul 12

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: The meteorite was found in 2012 by Luc Labenne in the Atacama Desert.

Physical characteristics: A single stone with shiny fusion crust on one side. The other side displays the light-grey interior of the meteorite.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated ophitic to subophitic texture. Contains orthopyroxene and Ca-pyroxene (both with exsolution lamellae), plagioclase, silica, ilmenite, chromite, troilite, metal.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene Fs57.9±2.9Wo2.1±0.4, FeO/MnO = 29.5±0.8. Ca-pyroxene Fs43.6±9.3Wo26.5±8.2, FeO/MnO = 29.0±0.9. Plagioclase An87.5Or0.9 Magnetic susceptibility log χ = 2.65.

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite, monomict). Moderate weathering.

Specimens: 4.2 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Labenne.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2012 Jul 12
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):17.9
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):57.9±2.9; 43.6±9.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±0.4; 26.5±8.2
Magnetic suscept.:2.65
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):4.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Luc Labenne
Finder:Labenne Luc
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Europole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 9 Mar 2016)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
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 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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