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Argan 002
Basic information Name: Argan 002
     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 88.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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°20'24"N
Longitude:88°40'32"E
Mass (g):88.6
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:S. Li, CUG
Type spec mass (g):17.7
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° 20' 24"N, 88° 40' 32"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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