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Hoboksar 001
Basic information Name: Hoboksar 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: China
Mass:help 15 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L~6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 191 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 16 Dec 2018
Revised 15 Jan 2019: Updated coords
Writeup from MB 107:

Hoboksar 001        46°49'51.07"N, 85°42'4.33"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2018 Jun

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) A 544 g meteorite fragment was discovered by Zijian Wang in Hoboksar Mongol Autonomous County, Tarbagatay Prefecture, Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang province in Jun 2018. In October he searched for missing fragments and discovered some within a distance of 20 m. In November, the main mass of 6.9 kg was discovered 500 m away.

Physical characteristics: (Wang Ziyao) Black brown 6 kg broken individual with fresh black fusion crust and some smaller fragments of 2 kg that fit to a nearly complete stone. The main mass of 6.9 kg is a part individual with fresh fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (0.6-1.2 mm, av. 0.7 mm) and irregular metal and sulphide inclusions.

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

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W1)

Specimens: 22.9 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 58 g with Bart.

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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2018 Jun
Mass (g):>15000
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.95
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao and Zhu Yingbin
Finder:Zijian Wang (Urumqi, Xinjiang)
Comments:working name WZ13; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
   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)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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     Recommended::   (46° 49' 51"N, 85° 42' 4"E)

     This is 1 of 346 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 6 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites from China (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Hoboksar 002 (Hoboksar 002 was a duplicate of 001)

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