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Los Vientos 262
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 262
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 262
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Chile
Mass:help 3.15 kg
Classification
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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 3 Aug 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Los Vientos 262 (LoV 262)        24°48’36.1’’S, 69°55’12.3’’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2017 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Physical characteristics: Brecciated chondrite with abundant shock veins and cm size melt pockets. The melt pockets contain abundant µm sized FeS/FeNi eutectic droplets. Plagioclase size >50 μm.

Petrography: Equilibrated chondritic clast set in a melt rock matrix with abundant opaque droplets 10 μm in size.

Specimens: Type specimen 25.58 g at CEREGE. Main mass with ARTMET.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2017 Nov
Latitude:24°48'36.1''S
Longitude:69°55'12.3''W
Mass (g):3150
Pieces:9
Class:L6-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3±0.6 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:L. Kramer Ruggiu and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):25.58
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:ArtMet collection, Poland
Comments:work name LM57/D19; submitted by Lisa Krämer Ruggiu
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)
ARTMET: Meteorites and Art, Poland (private address; updated 23 Feb 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 48' 36"S, 69° 55' 12"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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