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Xinjiang 011
Basic information Name: Xinjiang 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: China
Mass:help 89.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Nov 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Xinjiang 011

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Wang Ziyao from Han Yongfeng Urumqi/Xinjiang in 2015. The anonymous finder reported to Han Yongfeng that this meteorite was discovered in the Lop Nur area in 2015.

Physical characteristics: (Wang Ziyao) Brown stone of 89.5 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (0.4-1.5 mm, av. 0.6 mm)

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.70

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 18.5 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 14.2 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Urumqi, Xinjiang
Date:2014
Mass (g):89.5
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.70
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):18.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ19; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 244 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 385 approved meteorites from China (plus 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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