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Xinjiang 003
Basic information Name: Xinjiang 003
     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 32 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 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 7 May 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Lop Nur
Place of purchase:Hami, China
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.3±0.9 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2±1.1 (n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.58±0.2 (n=8)
Classifier:X. Zeng, IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):32
Type spec location:IGGCAS
Main mass:Shijie Li, IGCAS
Comments:Submitted by Shijie Li
Institutions
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IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 260 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 407 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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