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Los Vientos 253
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 253
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 253
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 220 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6345 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Nov 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:09 Feb 2018
Latitude:24°39.202'S
Longitude:69°52.244'W
Mass (g):220.0
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±0.5 (N=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4±0.5 (N=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.5 (N=20)
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:José Vicente Casado
Finder:José Vicente Casado-Javier Alvarez-David Allepuz
Comments:Field name: Met-2018-012; submitted by David Allepuz
Institutions
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UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 39' 12"S, 69° 52' 15"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2255 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2284 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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