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Majes 001
Basic information Name: Majes 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Peru
Mass:help 268 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12189 approved meteorites (plus 7 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 12 Feb 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Arequipa
Date:19 Oct 2021
Latitude:16°31.49'S
Longitude:72°21.27'W
Mass (g):268
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.2 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0±0.4 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):37.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfild@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is Peru 1; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Peru
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (16° 31' 29"S, 72° 21' 16"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Arequipa, Peru
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Peru (plus 1 impact crater)
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