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Wuan
Basic information Name: Wuan
     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 50 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5856 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 66:
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Wuan

Wuan County, Hebei Province, China

Fell 1986, July 31, 1100 hrs

Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

A single 50 kg mass fell in Wuan County, China after detonations were heard. Olivine Fa19.6. (D. Wang, Inst. of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guiyang, Guizhou, China)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 45'N, 114° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (36° 45'N, 114° 15'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Hebei, China
     This is 1 of 376 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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