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Guangmingshan
Basic information Name: Guangmingshan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1996
Country: China
Mass:help 2.91 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9438 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Guangmingshan

Liaoning Province , China

Fell 1996 December 30, ~ 08:00 Beijing time

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 2.91 kg stone was recovered by Bingde Wang after a loud whistling sound was heard.  The meteorite left a small crater in the frozen ground.  Classification and mineralogy (Y. Lin, GIG ):  olivine, Fa19.5±0.5; pyroxene, Fs17.3±0.5Wo1.2±0.3; kamacite contains 0.49 ± 0.05 wt% Co; shock stage, S1.  Specimens:  main mass, Dalian ; type specimen, 19.6 g, GIG .

Institutions
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GIG: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
Beijing: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
Dalian: Dalian Museum of Natural History, 40 Xicun Street, Heishijiao, Shahekou Dalian, 116023, Liaoning province, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 48' 15"N, 122° 45' 50"E)
     Recommended::   (39° 48' 15"N, 122° 45' 50"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Liaoning, China (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 263 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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