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El Médano 299
Basic information Name: El Médano 299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EM 299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

El Médano 299        ~24°51’S, ~70°32’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2013 Nov 10

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

Petrography: Triple junctions. Rare relic chondrules.

Classification: LL7. Type 7 based on texture and Wo content of orthopyroxene. Probably paired with El Medano 297 and 298.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2013 Nov 10
Latitude:~24°51'S
Longitude:~70°32'W
Mass (g):1.7
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Fayalite (mol%):32.0±0.1 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.3±0.1 (N=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.02
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):0.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Finder:Jérôme Gattacceca
Comments:Submitted by J. 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. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 51'S, 70° 32'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1444 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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