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Wubao 003
Basic information Name: Wubao 003
     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 78 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Jul 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Wubao 003        42°17’37.30"N, 92°00’47.44"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Wentao Yang (Urumqi) in the desert near Dahaidao, Xinjiang Province, in Mar 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Gray-brown stone of 78 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) yellowish gray-brown recrystallized matrix with indistinct chondrules and shock veins.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.58

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 16.0 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 9 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019 Mar
Latitude:42°17'37.30"N
Longitude:92°00'47.44"E
Mass (g):78
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):16.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Wentao Yang (Urumqi)
Comments:working name WZ126; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (42° 17' 37"N, 92° 0' 47"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 378 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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