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DIEGO DE ALMAGRO 002 Partial Slice 34.67g L6 - Chondrite Meteorite Chile

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On Offer: 34.67 gram Diego de Almagro 002  L6 Chondrite Meteorite Partial Slice. 

Description: A 34.67g gram partial slice of Diego de Almagro 002 chondrite. 
This meteorite was found in Atacama, Chile in 2016 by our friend Dario Ruiz. He visited us during the 2018 Denver show and we were lucky enough to trade for some of his personal finds. We hope you like them as much as we do.
We offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy. 
Diego de Almagro 002
Basic information Name: Diego de Almagro 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DdA 002 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Chile 
Mass:help 1314 g
Recommended:   L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10689 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 May 2018
Data from:
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State/Prov/County: Atacama
Date: 2016 Jan 17
Latitude: 26°20'52''S
Longitude: 70°08'55''W
Mass (g): 1314
Pieces: 1
Class: L6
Shock stage: S2
Weathering grade: W2
Fayalite (mol%): 25.1±0.2 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%): 20.9±0.1 (n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%): 1.6±0.2 (n=16)
Classifier: Ansgar Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g): 27.2
Type spec location: MNB
Main mass: Dario Ruiz
Finder: Dario Ruiz
Comments: plagioclase grain size about 60 um; submitted by Ansgar Greshake

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