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Yuanyang
Basic information Name: Yuanyang
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: China
Mass:help 140 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Iron, IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 113 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 17 Nov 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Yuanyang        23°13’N, 102°50’E

Yunnan, China

Found: 2010

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-MG)

History: An iron meteorite was found by a local farmer in a mountain area of Yuanyang County, Yunnan Province.

Petrography: Mainly consists of kamacite. Taenite and schreibersite are also present.

Geochemistry: UCLA INAA data: Co 4.61 mg/g, Ni 70.2 mg/g, Ga 84.3 μg/g, As 13.4 μg/g,W 0.91 μg/g, Ir 1.00 μg/g, Pt 5.1 μg/g, Au 1.565 μg/g

Classification: IAB main group iron meteorite with an Og structure.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Yunnan
Origin or pseudonym:Mountain
Date:2010
Latitude:23°13'N
Longitude:102°50'E
Mass (g):140000
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-MG
Classifier:J.T. Wasson, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):50
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by W. Hsu
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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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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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 13'N, 102° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Yunnan, China
     This is 1 of 376 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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