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Yu Wei Liang 001
Basic information Name: Yu Wei Liang 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: YWL 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: China
Mass:help 140 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Sep 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Yu Wei Liang 001 (YWL 001)        41.250°N, 91.144°E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2016 Dec 16

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4-6)

History: More than 90 pieces were found by a Chen Peng Li and Zhao Yu Xian on December 6, 2016, near Ruoqiang, Xinjing, China.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Equilibrated breccia composed of clasts with well-formed chondrules (apparent diameter 500±300 μm) as well as type 5 and type 6 clasts in a recrystallized matrix containing stained kamacite and chlorapatite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.1-24.9, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.0-20.1Wo1.6-1.5, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs7.1-7.4Wo46.4-45.4, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4-6).

Specimens: 129.8 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remaining material with Chen Peng Li.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2016 Dec 16
Latitude:41.250°N
Longitude:91.144°E
Mass (g):140000
Pieces:many
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.1-24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0-20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):129.8
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:Chen Peng Li
Finder:Chen Peng Li and Zhao Yu Xian
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 15' 0"N, 91° 8' 38"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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