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Majes 002
Basic information Name: Majes 002
     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 19.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1999 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 12 Feb 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arequipa
Date:20 Oct 2021
Latitude:16°31.94'S
Longitude:72°21.69'W
Mass (g):19.8
Pieces:3
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):22.4±0.6 (N=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3 (10.3-19.5, N=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.9 (N=24)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):9
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfild@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is Peru 6; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
Institutions
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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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Geography:

Peru
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (16° 31' 56"S, 72° 21' 41"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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