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Machuca 001
Basic information Name: Machuca 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Chile
Mass:help 775 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L/LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2013 Apr 14
Latitude:22°43.862'S
Longitude:68°3.013'W
Mass (g):775
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):13.9±12.0 (median=11.0, PMD=64%, N=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5±7.6 (median=18.3, PMD=37%, N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.43
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, M. Aboulahris
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:Mean chondrule size 721±410 um (N=79). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.08±0.03 wt.% (N=8). L/LL classification based on magnetic susceptibility.; 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. 103, in preparation (2014)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 43' 52"S, 68° 3' 1"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 909 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 934 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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