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Huangtuya 002
Basic information Name: Huangtuya 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: China
Mass:help 5.35 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 314 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 20 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Huangtuya 002        42°38’45"N, 91°15’20"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2016 Sep 23

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIIAB)

History: The meteorite was found in September 2016 by Dr. Gaojie in the Gobi desert of Shanshan County, Xinjiang Province. A local meteorite hunter Han Yongfeng identified it as an iron meteorite.

Physical characteristics: The total mass of the meteorite is 5345 g. It is a cone-shaped mass with fusion crust and regmaglypts.

Petrography: Bands of kamacite and taenite can be found in the sample, with the bandwidth of 1.5-2 mm, in a coarse Widmanstaetten pattern. Some inclusions of troilite can be found in the sample, including an elliptical one with a long axis of 15 mm.

Geochemistry: (By using ELAN DRC-e Q-ICP-MS) Fe=90.3, Ni=7.90, Co=0.13 (in wt%). Ga=17.19, Ge=30.87 As=3.39 W=1.23, Ir=4.80, Au=0.65 (in ppm)

Classification: Iron Meteorite (Og), IIIAB

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2016 Sep 23
Latitude:42°38'45"N
Longitude:91°15'20"E
Mass (g):5345
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIIAB
Classifier:Peng H., Zhang S., and Fan Y., IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):300
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Gao jie
Finder:Gao jie
Comments:Submitted by Li Shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (42° 38' 45"N, 91° 15' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 380 approved meteorites from China (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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