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Youxi
Basic information Name: Youxi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: China
Mass:help 218 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Mesosiderite-C
Recommended:  Mesosiderite-C    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite-C.   [show all]
Search for other: Class C mesosiderites, Mesosiderites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 30 Aug 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Youxi        26.06° N, 118.01° E

Fujian, China

Found: 2006

Classification: Mesosiderite (group C)

History: The stone was found by Mr. Bicheng Lou at a construction site in Youxi county, Fujian province.

Petrography: The stone is composed of 80% silicates and 20% opaque phases. The major silicate is orthopyroxene, and olivine and plagioclase are minor phases. Opaque phases include taenite, kamacite, troilite, chromite, ilmenite, schreibersite etc. Phosphate is found close to metal grains.

Classification: Mesosiderite - C

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Fujian
Origin or pseudonym:construction site
Date:2006
Latitude:26.06° N
Longitude:118.01° E
Mass (g):218000
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite-C
Fayalite (mol%):23.7-30.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.9 - 28.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8 - 2.6
Classifier:W. Hsu, PMO
Type spec mass (g):4000
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Liangming Lv
Comments:Submitted by W. Hsu
Institutions
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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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 3' 36"N, 118° 0' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Fujian, China
     This is 1 of 263 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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