|Basic information||Name: Qidong|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1982
Mass: 1275 g
This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as L/LL5. [show all]
Search for other: L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, LL chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
|Comments:||Revised 12 Dec 2008: Removed anomalous designation, which doesn't seem to have a reason|
Writeup from MB 65:
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FALL OF THE QIDONG, CHINA, STONY METEORITE
Place of fall: Qidong County, Jiangsu province, China. 32-05'N., 121'30'E.
Date of fall: July 2,1982,1745 hrs.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5). Possibly LL5, olivine Fa25.7.
Number of individual
Total weight: 1275 g
Circumstances of fall: Not reported.
Source: S. Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China; D. Wang, A.E. Rubin and J.T. Wasson, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA. Main mass at the Purple Mountain Observatory, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)|
This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Jiangsu, China
This is 1 of 182 approved meteorites from China (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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