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Kuiyibage
Basic information Name: Kuiyibage
     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 6.65 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 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 23 May 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Kuiyibage        38°5.02’N, 77°9.51’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Purchased by Corey Kuo on 17 June 2018 from a local in Xinjiang named Mr. Hu, who had previously found the stone in the Gobi desert nearby to a town called Kuiyibage.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with dark-brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Sample is an equilibrated chondrite containing blurred chondrules (0.2-1.2 mm, n=12), secondary recrystallized albitic feldspar (Av. 25±5 μm), troilite, kamacite, taenite, Fe-oxides, chlorapatite, and chromite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa17.9±0.2, range Fa17.6-18.3, n=24), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs16.0±0.3Wo1.3±0.2, range Fs15.6-16.5Wo0.8-1.7, n=18).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H5)

Specimens: 45 grams at UCLA; main mass with Corey Kuo.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:Kuiyibage
Date:2018
Latitude:38°5.02'N
Longitude:77°9.51'E
Mass (g):6650
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.9±0.2 (N=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0±0.3 (N=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (N=18)
Magnetic suscept.:5.28
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):45
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Corey Kuo
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 5' 1"N, 77° 9' 31"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 262 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 414 approved meteorites from China (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Kuiyibage 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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