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Loulan Yizhi 034
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 034
     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 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 5 Sep 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Loulan Yizhi 034        ~40°09’N, ~89°39’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 28 Mar 2019

Classification: Ureilite

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Aikeranmu Jiapaer (Shanshan County, Xinjiang) in Shanshan/Xinjiang in Jul 2019. This meteorite was discovered by Aikeranmu Jiapaer on 28 Mar 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Two brown individuals of 6.2 kg and 850 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) silicate grains up to 3 mm in length with triple junctions, surrounded by graphite.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa21.6±0.7 (n=22); pigeonite En73Fs18Wo9 (n=11). Ni-poor kamacite Ni=0.7, Co=0.3 (n=3). Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.45

Classification: Ureilite

Specimens: 20.2 g at Kiel, Ziyao Wang, Yifeng Duan and Shuming Wang hold the main mass and 166 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:28 Mar 2019
Latitude:~40°09'N
Longitude:~89°39'E
Mass (g):7000
Pieces:2
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):21.6±0.7 (n=22)
Magnetic suscept.:4.45
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang, Yifeng Duan and Shuming Wang
Finder:Aikeranmu Jiapaer
Comments:working name WZ137; 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 9'N, 89° 39'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 261 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 413 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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