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El Médano 357
Basic information Name: El Médano 357
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 357
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1675 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11325 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 28 Mar 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2011 Apr 05
Latitude:24.786222°S
Longitude:70.364083W
Mass (g):1675
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.30
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM177; Recrystallized chondritic texture with average plagioclase size above 50 um.; 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)
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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 47' 10"S, 70° 21' 51"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1750 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1778 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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