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Guangnan
Basic information Name: Guangnan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1983
Country: China
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10712 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)
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Writeup from MB 65:
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FALL OF THE GUANGNAN, CHINA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GUANGNAN

Place of fall: Guangnan, Yunnan province, China

24°6'N., 105°0'E.

Date of fall: February 7, 1983

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa24.9.

Number of individual

specimens: Not reported

Total weight: Not reported Circumstances of fall: Not reported

Source: D. Wang and A.E. Rubin, 1987. Petrology of nine ordinary chondrite falls from China. Meteoritics 22, 97.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 6'N, 105° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 6'N, 105° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Yunnan, China
     This is 1 of 263 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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