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Ganq 001
Basic information Name: Ganq 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: China
Mass:help 3.91 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Dec 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Ganq 001        37°29’12.31"N, 92°18’37.84"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 03 Nov 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) in the Gobi desert about 150 km SE of Huangtouzhen, Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province, on Nov. 3, 2013.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang and R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) One black-brown almost complete rounded stone of 3907 g with about 90% of weathered and eolic eroded fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) heavy brown stainted recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (0.4 - 3 mm) and irregular metal and sulphide inclusions up to 2 mm

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.62

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 20.5 g on deposit at Kiel, Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) and Wang Ziyao hold the main mass, and 108.5 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:03 Nov 2013
Latitude:37°29'12.31"N
Longitude:92°18'37.84"E
Mass (g):3907
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.62
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Liu Binghan and Wang Ziyao
Finder:Liu Binghan
Comments:working name WZ01; 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, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (37° 29' 12"N, 92° 18' 38"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 376 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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