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Loulan Yizhi 009
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 009
     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 41.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11277 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Loulan Yizhi 009        ~40°30’N, ~89°54’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from an ornamental stone dealer in Hami/Xinjiang in 2013. The anonymous finder reported that this meteorite was discovered in the Lop Nur area, close to ruins of Loulan Yizhi in 2013.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Dark gray-brown lustering stone of 41.3 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Strong recrystallized matrix with poor recognizable chondrules. Metal and sulfide filled cracks and darkened the meteorite.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa24.2±0.4 (n=16); pyroxene Fs20.1±0.4Wo1.8±0.5 (n=4); Ca pyroxene En74Fs19Wo7 (n=1); chromite CRAL86, FFM76 (n=1); apatite. Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.55

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, S4 shock darkened, W4)

Specimens: 8.36 g on deposit at Münster, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 6 g with Bart. Polished thin sections Bart and IfP

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Hami, Xinjiang
Date:2013
Latitude:~40°30'N
Longitude:~89°54'E
Mass (g):41.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±0.4 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6±0.4 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.55
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):8.36
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ17; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 30'N, 89° 54'E)

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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