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Tuya
Basic information Name: Tuya
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: China
Mass:help 11.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9440 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 8 May 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Gobi Desert east of Lop.
Date:2013 Oct 20
Latitude:40°8.42N
Longitude:91°42.12E
Mass (g):11450
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.6±0.3 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1±0.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.3 (n=6)
Classifier:M. Du, PMO
Type spec mass (g):2325
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Qigesi Yelubai
Finder:Qigesi Yelubai, Wenjie Batebayier, Qi Jiaolimeng, Qi Cuowa
Comments:Numerous well-defined PO, BO, and POP chondrules are visible in the section. Plagioclasegrain size 2-50 um.; submitted by W. Hsu, PMO
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 8' 25"N, 91° 42' 7"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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Synonymshelp: Tuya 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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