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Los Vientos 446
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 446
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 446
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12058 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 1 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Los Vientos 446 (LoV 446)        24°45’58"S, 69°49’11"W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Apr 20

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with triple junctions and plagioclase to 150 µm.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6). Likely paired with Los Vientos 014.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Los Vientos
Date:2017 Apr 20
Latitude:24°45'58"S
Longitude:69°49'11"W
Mass (g):1
Pieces:251
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.36
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes
Finder:Jonathan Orain
Comments:work name NA50; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 45' 58"S, 69° 49' 11"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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