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Tianzhang
Basic information Name: Tianzhang
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1986
Country: China
Mass:help 2.23 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9440 approved meteorites (plus 11 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)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Tianzhang

Gaomiao, Tianzhang County, Anhui, China

Fell January 28, 1986, 1700 hrs

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single mass weighing 2232 grams was recovered from a field by a farmer a few minutes after the fall (S. Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China); olivine analysis, Fa18.4, classification, A. Rubin (1988) pers. comm.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 56' 48"N, 118° 59' 24"E)
     Recommended::   (32° 56' 48"N, 118° 59' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Anhui, China
     This is 1 of 263 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Tianchang (From MetBase)

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