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Kumtag 063
Basic information Name: Kumtag 063
     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 7.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5990 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Sep 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Kumtag 063        41°17’42.75"N, 93°19’20.36"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019 Oct 27

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Petrography: The rock is mainly composed of olivine, low-Ca pyroxene, secondary plagioclase, Fe-Ni metal, and troilite. Chondrules with well-preserved rims are present. The size of the plagioclase is mainly from 2 to 10 μm. The Fe-Ni metal and troilite have been nearly totally weathered.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa17.0-17.7, N=5; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs14.4-15.1Wo0.18-0.26, N=5 (EPMA)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2019 Oct 27
Latitude:41°17'42.75"N
Longitude:93°19'20.36"E
Mass (g):7100
Pieces:3
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.4±0.3 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.7±0.3 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.23±0.03 (n=5)
Classifier:Li shijie and Fan Yan, ICCAS
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Pengli Chen
Finder:Zijian Wang & Pengli Chen
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° 17' 43"N, 93° 19' 20"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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