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Los Vientos 459
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 459
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 459
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 74.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 668 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 22 Dec 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Los Vientos 459 (LoV 459)        24°39’53.4’’S, 069°55’58.2’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Feb 20

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Matrix-poor chondrite with well-delineated chondrules. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa20.5±3.5, range Fa17.3-26.8, Fa PMD 13%, Cr2O3 0.09±0.09 wt% (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.0±2.1Wo1.2±0.6, range Fs13.2-18.8 (n=6).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3). H group based on magnetic susceptiblity.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Andreas Koppelt.

Data from:
  MB110
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:2017 Feb 20
Latitude:24°39'53.4''S
Longitude:069°55'58.2''W
Mass (g):74.8
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.5±3.5 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0±2.1 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.6
Magnetic suscept.:5.15
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Andreas Koppelt
Finder:Andreas Koppelt
Comments:work name AK017; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 39' 53"S, 69° 55' 58"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2310 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2339 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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