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Suizhou
Basic information Name: Suizhou
     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 260 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12189 approved meteorites (plus 7 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)
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Writeup from MB 65:
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FALL OF THE SUIZHOU, CHINA, STONY METEORITE

Name: SUIZHOU

Place of fall: Suizhou County, Hubei province, China.

31°43'N., 113°23'E.

Date of fall: April 15, 1986, 1850 hrs.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa24.6.

Number of individual

specimens: 12, approximately

Total weight: 70 kg, approximately

Circumstances of fall: Not reported.

Source: D. Wang, Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guiyang, China; A.E. Rubin and J.T. Wasson, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA. Some material now held by the Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guiyang, China.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 43'N, 113° 23'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 37'N, 113° 28'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 13.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Hubei, China
     This is 1 of 455 approved meteorites from China (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Sui Xian (From MetBase)

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