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Los Vientos 385
Basic information Name: Los Vientos 385
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LoV 385
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Chile
Mass:help 65 g
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Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Los Vientos 385 (LoV 385)        24°41’S, 69°46’W

Antofagasta, Chile

Find: 2020 Apr 04

Classification: Ureilite

Physical characteristics: Dark brown stone.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Blocky assemblage of olivine with reduced rims. Grain size ~1.5 mm. Carbon material is present at grain rims. Metal is present along grain rims and as small aligned or isolated μm-size blebs within olivine. Troilite is present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa18.5±0.2, FeO/MnO = 43.6±2.9, CaO 0.33±0.02 wt%, Cr2O3 0.69±0.03 wt% (n=3). Olivine rim Fa 11.2 (n=1).

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta
Date:2020 Apr 04
Latitude:24°41'S
Longitude:69°46'W
Mass (g):65
Pieces:4
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±0.2 (n=3)
Magnetic suscept.:4.15
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):14
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:MMC
Finder:Rodrigo Martinez
Comments:work name RM707; 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)
MMC: Museo del Meteorito, Tocopilla 401, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. or Alonso de Ercilla 1250, La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile, Chile; Website (institutional address; updated 11 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 41'S, 69° 46'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1998 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 2026 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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