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Los Vientos 416
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 416
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 416
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 7.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1929 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 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Los Vientos 416 (LoV 416)        24°46.149’S, 69°57.318’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed and imbricated chondrules defining a "cluster chondrite" texture [Metzler K., 2015, MAPS 47:2193-2217]. Average apparent chondrule diameter 860±350 µm (n=27). Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.6±0.4 (n=20). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs18.2±3.3Wo1.9±1.3, range Fs12.7-20.9 (n=11).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Artmet

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2017 Oct
Latitude:24°46.149'S
Longitude:69°57.318'W
Mass (g):7900
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±0.4 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.2±3.3 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.03
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):90
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name D10; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art, Poland (private address; updated 23 Feb 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 46' 9"S, 69° 57' 19"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2243 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2272 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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