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Los Vientos 292
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 292
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 292
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 140 g
Classification
  history:
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 7 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Los Vientos 292 (LoV 292)        24°39’43.3’’S, 069°49’19.1’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Nov 12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: Found on granodiorite pediment surface

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Melt breccia with type 6 clasts supported by a melt-rock matrix.

Geochemistry: Type 6 clasts: olivine Fa26.0 (n=2), orthopyroxene Fs21.8Wo1.5 (n=2)

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel pediment
Date:2017 Nov 12
Latitude:24°39'43.3''S
Longitude:069°49'19.1''W
Mass (g):140
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):26.0 (n=2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.21
Classifier:L. Krämer Ruggiu, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.0
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Sergey Vasilev
Finder:S. Vasilev & S. Efimov
Comments:work name SE001; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 39' 43"S, 69° 49' 19"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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