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Hongshagang 001
Basic information Name: Hongshagang 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: China
Mass:help 27 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L~6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 173 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 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Hongshagang 001        39° 1’19.10"N, 102°32’43.23"E

Gansu, China

Find: Dec 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Yingbin Zhu and Zhifeng Wang in the desert in Hongshagang Village, Jinchang City (Gansu Province) in Dec. 2018

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Gray brown stone of 27 g

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) gray, brown-stained, recrystallized matrix, with gray, defined chondrules (0.4-1.5 mm, av. ~0.8 mm), irregular metal and sulfide. Vugs and cracks are partly filled with iron-hydroxides.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.45

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 7.7 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 5 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gansu
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:Dec 2018
Latitude:39° 1'19.10"N
Longitude:102°32'43.23"E
Mass (g):27
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.45
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):7.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Yingbin Zhu and Zhifeng Wang
Comments:working name WZ89; 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 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (39° 1' 19"N, 102° 32' 43"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Gansu, China
     This is 1 of 413 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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