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El Médano 405
Basic information Name: El Médano 405
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 405
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile
Mass:help 580 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 May 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2016 Nov 13
Latitude:24°47'32.7"S
Longitude:70°04'30.4"W
Mass (g):580
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.21
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):44.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM570. Brecciated ordinary chondrite with mm-sized type 5 shock darkened clasts in a type 6 host.; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 47' 33"S, 70° 4' 30"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1387 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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