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Los Vientos 129
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 129
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 129
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Chile
Mass:help 78 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Sep 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Los Vientos 129 (LoV 129)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2014 Nov 13

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: The meteorite was found by Bertrand Devouard while he was looking for meteorites in the Atacama desert.

Physical characteristics: Full stone almost entirely covered with fusion crust with visible flow lines. Cut surface reveals a light brownish interior with rare metal flakes.

Petrography: Strongly recrystallized chondritic texture with triple junctions. Plagioclase to 200 μm (average 100 μm). A few relict chondrules were observed in the 2 cm2 polished section. Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.33.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa29.3 (N=1). Orthopyroxene Fs24.8±0.1Wo2.0±0.3 (N=2).

Classification: LL7 based on texture and Wo content of orthopyroxene

Specimens: Main mass and type specimen at CEREGE.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2014 Nov 13
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):78
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):29.3 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.8±0.1 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:3.33
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Bertrand Devouard
Comments: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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41'S, 69° 46'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1453 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1480 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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