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Los Vientos 426
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 426
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 426
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 10 g
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Recommended:  H4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 84 approved meteorites classified as H4-5.   [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:2017 Jan 29
Latitude:24°53'26.0"S
Longitude:69°54'22.2"W
Mass (g):10
Pieces:1
Class:H4-5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19. (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.±0.3 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:5.17
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):2.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM575. Ordinary chondrite breccia with two lithologies (one with petrographic type 4, the other one with petrographic type 5). A 3x3 mm2 shock darkened clast is visible in the studied section.; 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 53' 26"S, 69° 54' 22"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2028 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2056 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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