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Hami 004
Basic information Name: Hami 004
     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 99 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8641 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 23 Nov 2014
Writeup from MB 103:

Hami 004        42°2’42.4"N, 93°53’2.47"E

Xinjiang, China

Found: 4 May 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: On 4 May 2013, a team including Bingkui Miao, Yangting Lin, Shijie Li, Deqiu Dai, Wenjie Shen, Sen Hu, Lei Kesi,Peng Wang, Yongwang Lai, Zhipeng Xia found this meteorite ~60 km west of the Kumtag sand dune.

Physical characteristics: Total mass: 99 g (only 1 piece), lacking fusion crust, with a light black surface

Petrography: The main chondrule types are barred olivine, porphyritic olivine, and porphyritic pyroxene. Fe-Ni alloy and troilite is moderately abundant. Almost 40% of metal and sulfide is oxidized.

Geochemistry: Minerals are uniform. Olivine: Fa21.1±1.7 (n=20); low-Ca pyroxene: Fs17.5±3.0Wo1.2±1.1 (n=30).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5, S3, W2).

Specimens: About 31 g and two thin sections are deposited in GUT.

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Origin or pseudonym:Gobi Desert
Date:4 May 2013
Mass (g):99
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.1±1.7 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5±3.0 (n=30)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±1.1 (n=30)
Classifier:Z. Xia, B. Miao, H. Chen. GUT
Type spec mass (g):31
Type spec location:GUT
Main mass:GUT, CAS, SYSU, HNUST and the Xinjiang Sixth Geological Team
Finder:Bingkui Miao et al.
Comments:Submitted by Zhipeng Xia
   and collections
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
CAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
SYSU: Sun Yat-Sen University No. 135, Xingang Xi Road, Guangzhou, 510275, China (institutional address; updated 21 Apr 2017)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 476 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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