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Jingshan
Basic information Name: Jingshan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No, it is doubtful that it is a fall
Year found: 2006
Country: China
Mass:help 2.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10132 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Jingshan        31°7.07’N, 113°9.23’E

Hubei, China

Find, doubtful fall: 2006 June 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: At about 9:00 AM local time on June 15, 2006, a stone reportedly fell into a pond of Jingshan county, Hubei province. Several people near the pond may have witnessed the fall. After pumping out water from the pond, one piece of stone of 2.3 kg was recovered on June 17, 2006 by Mr. Xiang Mingjin.

Physical characteristics: A single stone with a complete fresh fusion crust.

Petrography: A few chondrules are visible. Major phases are olivine and low-Ca pyroxene. Accessory phases include troilite, albite, and FeNi metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa15-17.5), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs14.6-17Wo0-1.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5).

Specimens: 20 g at PMO.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Hubei
Origin or pseudonym:Pond
Date:2006 June 15
Latitude:31°7.07'N
Longitude:113°9.23'E
Mass (g):2300
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):16.8±0.6 (n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1±0.5 (n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.5 (n=21)
Classifier:Li S., PMO
Type spec mass (g):20 g
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Finder:Xiang Mingjin
Comments:Submitted by Hsu W.
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PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 7' 4"N, 113° 9' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Hubei, China
     This is 1 of 413 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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