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Hami 020
Basic information Name: Hami 020
     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 261 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 27 Jul 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Hami 020        42°35’18.73"N, 93°14’48.98"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

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

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Brownish yellow stone 261 g with about 30% fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) yellowish brown recrystallized matrix with poor recognizable chondrules. Metal is mainly weathered to Fe-hydroxides.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.54

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 25.3 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 34 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019 Mar
Latitude:42°35'18.73"N
Longitude:93°14'48.98"E
Mass (g):261
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.54
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):25.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Wentao Yang (Urumqi)
Comments:working name WZ127; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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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° 35' 19"N, 93° 14' 49"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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Synonymshelp: Hami 021 (Deleted duplicate meteorite)

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