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Lenghu 007
Basic information Name: Lenghu 007
     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 605 g
Classification
  history:
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 17 Feb 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Lenghu 007        38°24’52.48"N, 93°47’56.08"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 2019 Sept 11

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Yonglu Ma near Lenghu Town (Qinghai) on 2019 Sept 11

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Gray-brown stone of 605 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) gray-brown matrix with indistinct chondrules up to 1 mm, cracks with evaporation minerals

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.87

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 22.1 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 57 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019 Sept 11
Latitude:38°24'52.48"N
Longitude:93°47'56.08"E
Mass (g):605
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.87
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Yonglu Ma
Comments:working name WZ150; 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::   (38° 24' 52"N, 93° 47' 56"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 413 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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