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Los Vientos 098
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 098
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 098
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Chile
Mass:help 558 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 18 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Los Vientos 098 (LoV 098)        ~24°41’S, ~69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2010 Oct 25

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: Closely packed chondrules with average apparent diameter 460±310 μm (N=49). Dusty olivines are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa10.5±7.3 (0.6-23.5, PMD=58%, N=9), low-Ca pyroxene Fs12.8±4.4Wo0.6±0.5 (Fs5.5-19.3, PMD 29%, N=6). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.18±0.14 wt% (N=8). log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.81.

Classification: L3. Cr2O3 content in ferroan olivine suggests subtype 3.15.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2010 Oct 25
Latitude:~24°41'S
Longitude:~69°46'W
Mass (g):558
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):10.5±7.3 (0.6-23.5, PMD=58%, N=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.8±4.4 (5.5-19.3, PMD 29%, N=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.81
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41'S, 69° 46'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1453 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1480 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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