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El Médano 409
Basic information Name: El Médano 409
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 409
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 89 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11044 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 3 Aug 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2017 Jun 19
Latitude:24°48'39.8"S
Longitude:70°02'50.0"W
Mass (g):89
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.53
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18.8
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM620. Shock veins and melt pockets. Likely paired with Los Vientos 014.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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)
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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 48' 40"S, 70° 2' 50"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1553 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1580 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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