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Naiman
Basic information Name: Naiman
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Country: China
Mass:help 1050 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 10713 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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Naiman

Baijia, Naiman County, Inner Mongolia, China

Found, May 26, 1982

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6).

A single mass weighing 1050 grams was found in a forest (S. Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China); olivine analysis, Fa25.1, classification, A. 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:   (42° 50'N, 120° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (42° 50'N, 120° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Nei Mongol, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 271 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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