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Kumtag 005
Basic information Name: Kumtag 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: China
Mass:help 709 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6721 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 30 Nov 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Gobi desert
Date:2011
Latitude:41°29'N
Longitude:93°37'E
Mass (g):709
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.2 (N=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5±0.9 (N=6)
Classifier:Li S.
Type spec mass (g):90
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Wang Jianming
Finder:Wang Jianming
Comments:Submitted by W. Hsu
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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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 29'N, 93° 37'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 258 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 403 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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