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Qira 001
Basic information Name: Qira 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: China
Mass:help 8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as H~5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Dec 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Qira 001        37°34’22.01"N, 80°23’33.46"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~5)

History: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Discovered by Bi Chunlin in the desert in Hotan county/Xinjiang in 2012 and was purchased by Wang Ziyao, who donated it to R. Bartoschewitz.

Physical characteristics: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Red-brown 8.03 g stone with adhering desert sand.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Red-brown stainted recrystallized matrix with nearly complete recrystallized chondrules (av. ~1.0 mm). Metal and sulfide completely oxidiezed, vugs partly filled with gypsum.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.59

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~5, W5)

Specimens: 1.70 g on deposit at Kiel, main mass of 5.8 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2012
Latitude:37°34'22.01"N
Longitude:80°23'33.46"E
Mass (g):8.03
Pieces:1
Class:H~5
Weathering grade:W5
Magnetic suscept.:4.59
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):1.70
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bartoschewitz
Finder:Bi Chunlin (Tangshan City, Hebei)
Comments: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' 22"N, 80° 23' 33"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 204 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 336 approved meteorites from China (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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