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Tuya 003
Basic information Name: Tuya 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 31.72 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6357 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 25 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Sanfeng Mountain
Date:10 Oct 2013
Latitude:40°30'49.40"N
Longitude:91°41'26.73"E
Mass (g):31716
Pieces:hundreds
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):21.7±0.4 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.4±0.9 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.4 (n=6)
Classifier:X. Zeng, IGGCAS
Type spec mass (g):250
Type spec location:IGGCAS
Main mass:Junlin Tang, Hami, Xinjiang,China
Finder:Junlin Tang
Comments:Submitted by Shijie Li
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IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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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:
     Recommended::   (40° 30' 49"N, 91° 41' 27"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 205 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 338 approved meteorites from China (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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