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Loulan Yizhi 035
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 035
     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 4.7 kg
Classification
  history:
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 18 Apr 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Loulan Yizhi 035        ~40°37’N, ~89°52’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Wentao Yang in Urumqi/Xinjiang in 2019. This meteorite was discovered in the Loulanyizhi dense collection area in 2018.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Gray-black stone of 4.7 kg, without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) well developed chondrules (0.2-1 mm, av. 0.5 mm) of various types, chondrule and many mineral fragments set in a brown stained matrix.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa18.3±0.3 (n=42); pyroxene Fs16.1±0.3Wo1.1±0.2 (n=20); chromite CRAL=70-84, FFM=80-89. Kamacite Ni=6.8, Co=0.6 (n=2); pyrrhotite Ni=1.4-5.2 (n=11 (all wt%). Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.98

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5, S3, W4)

Specimens: 20.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 117 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2018
Latitude:~40°37'N
Longitude:~89°52'E
Mass (g):4700
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.3 (n=42)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1±0.3 (n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.98
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ143; 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 37'N, 89° 52'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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