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Los Vientos 453
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 453
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 453
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile
Mass:help 260 g
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Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6389 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:2016 Feb 01
Latitude:24.6966°S
Longitude:69.82044°W
Mass (g):260
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±0.2 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±0.3 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±1.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.87
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Michael Warner
Finder:Tim Abbott
Comments:work name TA001. Well-delineated packed chondrules (average apparent diameter 650±270 µm, n=30). 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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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41' 48"S, 69° 49' 14"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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