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Changxing
Basic information Name: Changxing
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1964
Country: China
Mass:help 27.9 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9448 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: Revised 1 Oct 2013: Updated lat/long and fall status
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Writeup from MB 102:
Changxing, updated information

The correct coordinates for this meteorite, 31°25'31"N, 121°40'47"E, and the circumstances of its fall on 17 October 1964 were reported by Bartoschewitz et al. (2001).  This fall site is currently under water due to erosion.
Bibliography:
  • Bartoschewitz R., Zhang F.G. and Peng L.J. (2001) Changxing meteorite – old news about its fall and recovery (abstract). Meteorit. Planet. Science 36 Suppl. A16. (link)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 20'N, 121° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 25' 31"N, 121° 40' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 10.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Shanghai, China
     This is 1 of 289 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Changxing Dao (In NHM Cat)
Chiangxing (From MetBase)

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