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El Médano 217
Basic information Name: El Médano 217
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 217
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 76 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10013 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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:2011 Jun 30
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):76
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.75
Classifier:C. Cournède and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):16
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments: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::   (24° 51'S, 70° 32'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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