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Los Vientos 059
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 059
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 059
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1521 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1492 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2012 Jan 25
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):1521
Pieces:2
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.6 (PMD=2%, n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.1±5.1 (PMD=25%, n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5±02
Magnetic suscept.:4.82
Classifier:C. Cournède and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):127
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments: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. 103, in preparation (2014)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41'S, 69° 46'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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