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Ningqiang
Basic information Name: Ningqiang
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1983
Country: China
Mass:help 4.61 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  CV3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C3-ung
Recommended:  C3-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as C3-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), and Ungrouped chondrites
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Writeup from MB 65:
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FALL OF THE NINGQIANG, CHINA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NINGQIANG

Place of fall: Ningqiang County, Shanxi province, China.

32°55'30'N., 105°54'24"E.

Date of fall: June 25, 1983, 1900 hrs.

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite, type III (CV3). Olivine Fa0.5-10.5

Number of individual

specimens: 1, collected as 4 fragments

Total weight: 4.6 kg

Circumstances of fall: Found in a field after detonations had been heard. The main part of this fall is now held in the Department of Geology, Nanjing University, China.

Source: D. Wang, Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guiyang, Guizhou, China; A.E. Rubin and J.T. Wasson, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA.

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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:   (32° 55' 30"N, 105° 54' 24"E)
     Recommended::   (32° 55' 30"N, 105° 54' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Shaanxi, China
     This is 1 of 527 approved meteorites from China (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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