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Loulan Yizhi 041
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 041
     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 63.1 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites classified as L~4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Loulan Yizhi 041        ~40°30’N, ~89°40’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Ai Li Kayiti discovered this stone close to Loulan Yizhi in 2019 while he was searching for archaeological objects, and sold it on the Shanshan market to Ziyao Wang and donated it to R. Bartoschewitz.

Physical characteristics: Brown stone of 63.1 g.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown recrystallized matrix with distinct chondrules (0.5-1 mm, av. 0.8 mm), vugs filled with evaporation minerals

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.55

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4, W4)

Specimens: 12.65 g on deposit at Kiel, main mass with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019
Latitude:~40°30'N
Longitude:~89°40'E
Mass (g):63.1
Pieces:1
Class:L~4
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.55
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):12.65
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:R. Bartoschewitz
Finder:Ai Li Kayiti
Comments:working name WZD#18; 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, 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° 30'N, 89° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 251 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 395 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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