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Lanxi
Basic information Name: Lanxi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1986
Country: China
Mass:help 1282 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  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 67:
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Lanxi

Hongxing, Lanxi County, Heilongjiang , China

Fell June 10, 1986, 1000 hrs

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6).

A single mass weighing 1282 g was recovered by a farmer from a flax field about 20 minutes after the fall (S. Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China). Olivine analysis, Fa25, classification, A. E. Rubin (1988) pers. comm.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 14' 30"N, 126° 11' 46"E)
     Recommended::   (46° 14' 30"N, 126° 11' 46"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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