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Wubao 001
Basic information Name: Wubao 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: China
Mass:help 905 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as H~4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Wubao 001        42°05’38.94"N, 92°12’26.68"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Wentao Yang (Urumqi) in the desert near Dahaidao (Xinjiang Province) in 2017

Physical characteristics: 905 g nearly square stone with many cracks

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) assemblage of gray to light-brown, rounded rock fragments up to 5 cm, rimmed by gray-black veins. Well recognizable chondrules (0.2-1 mm, av. 0.5 mm) and irregular metal and sulfide inclusions

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.06

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~4, W2)

Specimens: 21.5 g on deposit at Kiel, Wentao Yang and Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 86 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2017
Latitude:42°05'38.94"N
Longitude:92°12'26.68"E
Mass (g):905
Pieces:1
Class:H~4
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:5.06
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wentao Yang and Ziyao Wang
Finder:Wentao Yang (Urumqi)
Comments:working name WZ54; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (42° 5' 39"N, 92° 12' 27"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 229 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 366 approved meteorites from China (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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