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Ganq 004
Basic information Name: Ganq 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: China
Mass:help 3.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 67 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 19 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Ganq 004        37°35’29.80"N, 92°17’38.48"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 22. June 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Five dark-brown rocks were discovered by Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) within 400 m during field work in the desert about 150 km SE of Huangtouzhen, Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province on June 15 and 22, 2014.

Physical characteristics: Five dark brown rock fragments of 1953, 765, 579, 489, and 117 g

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) gray recrystallized matrix with well-defined chondrules (0.4 - 4 mm, av. 0.8 mm) and irregular metal and sulfide inclusions up to 3 mm (lager often intergrown).

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.99-5.09

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5, W1)

Specimens: 21.1 g on deposit at Kiel, Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) holds the main mass, and 181 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:22. June 2014
Latitude:37°35'29.80"N
Longitude:92°17'38.48"E
Mass (g):3903
Pieces:5
Class:L~5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.99 - 5.09
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Liu Binghan
Finder:Liu Binghan
Comments:working name Ganq A (#1/#4/#5/#6/#8); 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, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Wang Ziyao         
Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (37° 35' 30"N, 92° 17' 38"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 421 approved meteorites from China (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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