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Los Cerrillos
Basic information Name: Los Cerrillos
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6389 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Dec 2007
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 4
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Los Cerrillos, Santiago del Estero, Arge
Date:Jan-06
Latitude:28°58'21"S
Longitude:63°20'28"W
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1±0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:probably UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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John A. Shea Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 58' 21"S, 63° 20' 28"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Santiago del Estero, Argentina (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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