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Liuyuan 001
Basic information Name: Liuyuan 001
     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 51 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites classified as L~5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 May 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Liuyuan 001        41°59’28.11"N, 95° 6’59.35"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 1 May 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by the geologist Jianming Wang (Hami/Xinjiang) during field work about 160 km SE of Hami on May 1, 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) broken 51 g individual with fresh thick (~1 mm) fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) yellowish brown stained recrystallized matrix with poorly developed chondrules (0.3-2 mm, av. 0.8 mm), metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.68

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5, W1)

Specimens: 10.26 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 6 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:1 May 2019
Latitude:41°59'28.11"N
Longitude:95° 6'59.35"E
Mass (g):51
Pieces:1
Class:L~5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):10.26
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Jianming Wang
Comments:working name WZ154; 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::   (41° 59' 28"N, 95° 6' 59"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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