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Hongshijing 002
Basic information Name: Hongshijing 002
     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 710 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 373 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Dec 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Hongshijing 002        40°16’13.63"N, 92° 0’54.63"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Wentao Yang (Urumqi) in the desert near Hongshijing (Xinjiang Province) in 2017

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Oval brown-yellow stone of 710 g. On the surface, many chondrules are visible

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) recrystallized brown stained matrix with well developed chondrules of various types (0.4-3 mm, av. 0.9 mm).

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa26.5±0.2 (n=20); pyroxene Fs19.3±3.9Wo0.8±0.8 (n=20); chromite CRAL87, FFM91. Kamacite Ni=4.2, Co=1.4 (n=1); taenite Ni=21-40, Co=1.0-1.3 (n=2); troilite; smythite Ni=5.4, Co=0.4 (all wt%). Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.65

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4, S2, W4)

Specimens: 23.0 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 74 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2017
Latitude:40°16'13.63"N
Longitude:92° 0'54.63"E
Mass (g):710
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):26.5±0.2 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.3±3.9 (n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.65
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Wentao Yang (Urumqi)
Comments:working name WZ111; 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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Wang Ziyao   
Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 16' 14"N, 92° 0' 55"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 265 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 418 approved meteorites from China (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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