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Sierra Gorda 056
Basic information Name: Sierra Gorda 056
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Chile
Mass:help 150.4 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 789 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Sierra Gorda 056         22°30.01’S,  69°9.55’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2018 Oct 21

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated chondrules. Opaques are FeNi metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa range Fa19.7-27.0. Fa PMD 7.5%.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Evgeny Tsys, Ksenia Rybka

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2018 Oct 21
Latitude: 22°30.01'S
Longitude: 69°9.55'W
Mass (g):150.4
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±2.5 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±4.9 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.53
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Evgeny Tsys, Ksenia Rybka
Finder:Evgeny Tsys, Ksenia Rybka
Comments:work name KY27; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
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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::   (22° 30' 1"S, 69° 9' 33"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2272 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2301 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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