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Kumtag 062
Basic information Name: Kumtag 062
     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 70 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Sep 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Kumtag 062        41°31’56.14"N, 93°19’49.80"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019 Dec 8

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: The rock is mainly composed of olivine, low-Ca pyroxene, secondary plagioclase, Fe-Ni metal, and troilite. Most of the chondrules have been altered totally. The size of the plagioclase is mainly larger than 10 μm. The Fe-Ni metal and troilite have been nearly totally weathered.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.6-25.3, N=5; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs20.5-20.9Wo1.90-2.29, N=4 (EPMA)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2019 Dec 8
Latitude:41°31'56.14"N
Longitude:93°19'49.80"E
Mass (g):70000
Pieces:over 200
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.0±0.2 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7±0.2 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.02±0.18 (n=4)
Classifier:Li shijie and Fan Yan, ICCAS
Type spec mass (g):400
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Yuxian Zhao
Finder:Peng Wang, Yuxian Zhao, Lei Feng, Kun Zhang
Comments:Submitted by Li shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 31' 56"N, 93° 19' 50"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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