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Los Vientos 420
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 420
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 420
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 173.1 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 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 20 Mar 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2010 Jan 20
Latitude:24° 45.422'S
Longitude:69° 53.521'W
Mass (g):173.1
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.5 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7±0.1 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:5.04
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Eric Christensen
Finder:Eric Christensen
Comments:work name EJ252. Chondrite with well delineated chondrules with average apparent diameter around 500 um. Chondrule mesostasis is devitrified. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 45' 25"S, 69° 53' 31"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2320 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2349 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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