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Dahongliuxia
Basic information Name: Dahongliuxia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: China
Mass:help 15.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 19 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Dahongliuxia        44°10’20", 91°42’30"

Xinjiang, China

Find: 1999

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIIAB)

History: The meteorite was found in 1999 by a local herder in Balikun County, Xinjiang Province.

Physical characteristics: The total mass of the meteorite is 15.6 kg. It is an ovoid shaped iron meteorite covered with a brown to black layer. One side is smooth and the other side shows regmaglypts.

Petrography: Polished section of the sample observed under the SEM reveals bands of kamacite and taenite interleaved with bandwidth of 1.2 mm (medium Widmanstätten pattern). No silicate inclusions and other minerals can be found in the section.

Geochemistry: (ELAN DRC-e Q-ICP-MS) Ni=9.4, Co=0.65 (in wt%). Ga=18.15, Ge=34.53,Ir=9.35, W=1.71, Au=0.53 (in ppm).

Classification: Iron Meteorite (Om), IIIAB

Specimens: Main mass with Peng Wang. One polished section and a 300 g slice was deposited in IGCAS

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Place of purchase:Hami
Date:1999
Latitude:44°10'20"
Longitude:91°42'30"
Mass (g):15.6 kg
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIIAB
Classifier:Hao Peng, IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):300
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Peng Wang
Finder:a local herder
Comments:Submitted by Shijie Li
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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. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Shijie Li   
Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (44° 10' 20"N, 91° 42' 30"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 376 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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