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El Médano 360
Basic information Name: El Médano 360
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 360
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Chile
Mass:help 35 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 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 28 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

El Médano 360 (EM 360)        24.717211°S, 70.347958°W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2014 Nov 04

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: Densely packed chondrules, some rimmed by opaques. Olivine is chemically zoned.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa16.4±7.6, range Fa0.8-24.4, PMD 36%, N=7. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.07±0.03 wt% (N=6). Orthopyroxene Fs12.1±9.0Wo1.8±2.0 (N=5), range Fs4.3-27.7.

Classification: L3

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2014 Nov 04
Latitude:24.717211°S
Longitude:70.347958°W
Mass (g):35.0
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.4±7.6 (N=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±9.0 (N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±2.0
Magnetic suscept.:4.81
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Jérôme Gattacceca
Comments:work name J317; submitted by Jérôme 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 43' 2"S, 70° 20' 53"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1429 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1456 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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