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El Médano 435
Basic information Name: El Médano 435
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 435
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 2.2 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8265 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:15 Nov. 2017
Latitude:24°39.36'S
Longitude:70°18.00'W
Mass (g):2.2
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.24±0.44 (N=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.30±0.26 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.56±0.35 (N=12)
Magnetic suscept.:4.40
Classifier:E. Jacquet, B. Doisneau, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):2
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:MNHNP
Finder:Matthieu Gounelle
Comments:Field name: DM063; submitted by B. Doisneau
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 39' 22"S, 70° 18' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2243 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2272 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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