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Loulan Yizhi 040
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 040
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: China
Mass:help 515 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as LL~6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Loulan Yizhi 040        ~40°09’N, ~89°39’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Aikeranmu Jiapaer in Turpan/Xinjiang in 2019, who discovered it in 2019.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Brown individual of 515 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) light to dark gray-brown recrystallized matrix with indistinct chondrules, metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.23

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6, W2)

Specimens: 6 g on deposit at Kiel, Jiachang Yu and Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 46 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019
Latitude:~40°09'N
Longitude:~89°39'E
Mass (g):515
Pieces:1
Class:LL~6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:3.23
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):26.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Jiachang Yu and Ziyao Wang
Finder:Aikeranmu Jiapaer
Comments:working name WZ152; 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, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 9'N, 89° 39'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 259 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 404 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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