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San Juan 086
Basic information Name: San Juan 086
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SJ 086
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 490 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L6-melt breccia
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Jul 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

San Juan 086 (SJ 086)        25°37’55’’S, 69°46’16’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: November 9, 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: The meteorite was found in 2017 during a field trip in the Atacama desert.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish individual without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of regions displaying chondritic textures with relict chondrules and mean plagioclase size about 60 μm, and large melt regions characterized by recrystallized shock melt containing characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide globules. Chondritic portions are crosscut by shock melt veins.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:November 9, 2017
Latitude:25°37'55''S
Longitude:69°46'16''W
Mass (g):490
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.4 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.3 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.35±0.1 (n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Dario Ruiz
Finder:Dario Ruiz
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 37' 55"S, 69° 46' 16"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1771 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1799 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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