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Dong Ujimqin Qi
Basic information Name: Dong Ujimqin Qi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1995
Country: China
Mass:help 128.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  Mesosiderite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 176 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 81:

Dong Ujimqin Qi

Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, People’s Republic of China

Fell 1995 September 7, 13:35 local time

Mesosiderite

On a cloudless day, people heard a tremendous sound and observed black smoke.  Meteorites weighing 88.2 kg, 38 kg, and 2.6 kg were then recovered in a meadow.  Mineralogy and classification (Wang Daode, Xu Ping and Tao Kejie, Beijing):  olivine, Fa38; pyroxene, Fs24.6Wo2.9; plagioclase, An90–91Or0.2–0.5Ab8.8–10.5; contains kamacite, taenite, troilite, stanfieldite, whitlockite, cordierite, and tridymite; metal present as nodules; brecciated silicates.  Specimens:  Beijing.

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Beijing: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 30'N, 119° 2'E)
     Recommended::   (45° 30'N, 119° 2'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Nei Mongol, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 256 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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