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El Médano 351
Basic information Name: El Médano 351
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 351
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Chile
Mass:help 172 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL3-6
Recommended:  LL3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as LL3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

El Médano 351 (EM 351)        ~24°51’S, ~70°30’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2014 Nov 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3-6)

Petrography: Brecciated chondrite with equilibrated host (type 6) containing unequilibrated clasts (type 3).

Geochemistry: Type 6 host: olivine Fa29.9 (N=1), orthopyroxene Fs25.7Wo5.0 (N=1). Type 3 clasts: olivine Fa22.0; Fa25.7; Fa30.5 (N=3), orthopyroxene Fs11.5Wo0.5 (N=1).

Classification: LL3-6

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2014 Nov 15
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°30'W
Mass (g):172
Pieces:1
Class:LL3-6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.0-30.5 (N=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.5;25.7 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5;5.0
Magnetic suscept.:3.74
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):52
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Millarca Valenzuela
Comments:work name M443; submitted by J. 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)
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° 51'S, 70° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1387 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1414 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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