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El Médano 370
Basic information Name: El Médano 370
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 370
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Chile
Mass:help 55 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11322 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 19 Aug 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

El Médano 370 (EM 370)        ~24°51’S, ~70°32’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2015 Jan 03

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE): Recrystallized chondritic texture. Average plagioclase size above 50 μm. Shock veins, melt pockets. Probably paired with El Médano 156.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2015 Jan 03
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):55
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.48
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):12
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen, Gary Christensen
Comments:work name EJ1121; 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)
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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° 51'S, 70° 32'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1766 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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