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Turpan 001
Basic information Name: Turpan 001
     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 1500 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 140 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
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Writeup from MB 107:

Turpan 001        42°33’43.03"N, 89°00’36.02"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 26 Nov 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) The meteorite was discovered by Zijian Wang 45 km SSW of Turpan City in Gaochang District on 26 Nov 2013.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Reddish brown heavy fractured wind eroded irregular rock of 1500 g without fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown stainted recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (0.6-1.8 mm, av. 0.7 mm).

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.81

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 21.9 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao and Zijian Wang holds the main mass, and 108 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:26 Nov 2013
Latitude:42°33'43.03"N
Longitude:89°00'36.02"E
Mass (g):1500
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.81
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao and Zijian Wang
Finder:Zijian Wang (Urumqi, Xinjiang)
Comments:working name WZ14; 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::   (42° 33' 43"N, 89° 0' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 160 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 289 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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