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Lenghu 005
Basic information Name: Lenghu 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: China
Mass:help 242 g
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 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Lenghu 005        38°21’56.96"N, 93°26’45.89"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Zhenghong Peng near Eboliang (Qinghai,) in 2017.

Physical characteristics: Reddish brown flat stone of 241.8 g

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown, recrystallized matrix, with poorly developed, mainly elongated chondrules (>1 mm) and nearly completely oxidized metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.39

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 24.5 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 32 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2017
Latitude:38°21'56.96"N
Longitude:93°26'45.89"E
Mass (g):241.8
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.39
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):24.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Zhenghong Peng
Comments:working name WZ52; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Wang Ziyao      
Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 21' 57"N, 93° 26' 46"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 338 approved meteorites from China (plus 13 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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