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Los Vientos 452
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 452
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 452
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Chile
Mass:help 329 g
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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 6 Oct 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2020 Apr 16
Latitude:24°38'07.2"S
Longitude:69°50'16.4"W
Mass (g):329
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8±0.3 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1±0.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:5.00
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM710. Well-delineated and packed chondrules with devitrified mesostasis. Chondrule average apparent diameter 300±140 µm (n=31). Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.; 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)
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., 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° 38' 7"S, 69° 50' 16"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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