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Qiakuertu
Basic information Name: Qiakuertu
     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 1271 g
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10132 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 14 Oct 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Qiakuertu        46°25’16.15"N, 89°26’41.32"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2018 May 22

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found during a meteorite hunting campaign organized by meteorite hunters Yuxian Zhao and Kun Zhang.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa18.5-18.7, N=5; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.3-16.7Wo0.98-1.35, N=5 (EPMA)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2018 May 22
Latitude:46°25'16.15"N
Longitude:89°26'41.32"E
Mass (g):1271
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.64±0.08 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.49±0.19 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.18±0.16 (n=5)
Classifier:Li shijie and Fan Yan, ICCAS
Type spec mass (g):50
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Yuxian Zhao
Finder:Yuxian Zhao & Zhang Kun
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::   (46° 25' 16"N, 89° 26' 41"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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