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Ganq 002
Basic information Name: Ganq 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: China
Mass:help 5.34 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 151 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 2 Dec 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Ganq 002        37°34’54.59"N, 92°14’45.81"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 10 Mar 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Zhang Qun (Haixi/Qinghai) and Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) in the Gobi desert about 150 km SE of Huangtouzhen, Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province, on March 10, 2014.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang and R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Shield shaped oriented individual of 5340 g. Black, eroded fusion crust presents well-developed flow lines.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) weak brown-stained, recrystallized matrix with poorly defined chondrules and irregular metal and sulfide inclusions up to 1 mm

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.95

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W1)

Specimens: 20.3 g on deposit at Kiel, Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) and Zhang Qun (Haixi/Qinghai) hold the main mass, 150 g with Wang Ziyao, and 129.6 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:10 Mar 2014
Latitude:37°34'54.59"N
Longitude:92°14'45.81"E
Mass (g):5340
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.95
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Liu Binghan and Zhang Qun
Finder:Zhang Qun
Comments:working name WZ02; 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, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (37° 34' 55"N, 92° 14' 46"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 335 approved meteorites from China (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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