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Argan 001
Basic information Name: Argan 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: China
Mass:help 136.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Aug 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:2012 Nov 18
Latitude:40°36'08"N
Longitude:88°33'09"E
Mass (g):136.7
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):17
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:S. Li, CUG
Type spec mass (g):32.8
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:ZHAO Zhiqiang
Finder:Zhao Zhiqiang
Comments:Submitted by W. Hsu
Institutions
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CUG: Planetary Science Institute, School of Earth Sciences China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, P. R. China, China (institutional address; updated 4 Feb 2019)
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 36' 8"N, 88° 33' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 376 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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