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Daban
Basic information Name: Daban
     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 58 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 approved meteorites classified as L~5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Sep 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Daban        43°35’25.85"N, 118°39’54.69"E

Nei Mongol, China

Find: 2017 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Xianghui Zheng in the desert near Daban (Bairin Youqi), Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia, in Mar 2017.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Light-yellow stone, with fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown-yellow recrystallized matrix with recognizable chondrules (0.4-2 mm, av. 0.7 mm).

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.73

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5, W2)

Specimens: 13.4 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 7 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nei Mongol
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2017 Mar
Latitude:43°35'25.85"N
Longitude:118°39'54.69"E
Mass (g):58
Pieces:1
Class:L~5
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.73
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):13.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Xianghui Zheng
Comments:working name WZ113; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (43° 35' 26"N, 118° 39' 55"E)

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