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Erenhot 002
Basic information Name: Erenhot 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: China
Mass:help 38 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7119 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 14 Oct 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Erenhot 002        43°26’44"N, 111°57’9"E

Nei Mongol, China

Find: 2019 Apr 12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: The rock is mainly composed of olivine, low-Ca pyroxene, secondary plagioclase, Fe-Ni metal, and troilite. Chondrules with poorly defined rims are present. Chondrules are mainly PP, PO, POP, and BO. The size of the plagioclase is mainly from 2 to 50 μm.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.4-25.7, N=5; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs20.7-22.5Wo1.13-1.81, N=5 (EPMA)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nei Mongol
Date:2019 Apr 12
Latitude:43°26'44"N
Longitude:111°57'9"E
Mass (g):38000
Pieces:15
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.6 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4±0.7 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.43±0.26 (n=5)
Classifier:Li shijie and Fan Yan, ICCAS
Type spec mass (g):2250
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Tejiri Garat
Finder:Jirigalatu, Wang Liming, Zhao Zhiqiang, Huang Chuanjian
Comments:Submitted by Li shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Shijie Li   
Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (43° 26' 44"N, 111° 57' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Nei Mongol, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 413 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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