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Kumtag
Basic information Name: Kumtag
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: China
Mass:help 26 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 5
  Line 65:
State/Prov/County:80 miles south of Hami city, Xinjiang pr
Date:Sept 1, 2008
Latitude:41°40'8"N
Longitude:93°10'23"E
Mass (g):>26000
Pieces:>5
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:Hsu
Type spec mass (g):900
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Wang
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann. Comment accidentally omitted from MB97
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PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 40' 8"N, 93° 10' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 140 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 263 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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