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Lenghu 002
Basic information Name: Lenghu 002
     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 15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6664 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 14 Sep 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:Gobi desert
Date:2013 Jul 27
Latitude:38°35.017'N
Longitude:93°48.233'E
Mass (g):15000
Pieces:many
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±0.8 (n=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2±1.8 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.8 (n=10)
Classifier:Wu Y., PMO
Type spec mass (g):1092
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Peng Zhenhong, Yang Guorui, Cui Haicheng
Finder:Peng Zhenhong, Yang Guorui, Cui Haicheng
Comments:A few chondrules are visible. A few FeNi metal grains remain.; 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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 35' 1"N, 93° 48' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 385 approved meteorites from China (plus 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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