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Loulan Yizhi 029
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: China
Mass:help 35 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 3 Aug 2019
Revised 4 Aug 2019: corrected mass
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Loulan Yizhi 029        ~40°26’N, ~89°54’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: unknown

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Tailu Zhao from Shanshan discovered this stone close to the Louland Yizhi ancient city. Find date and exact coordinates were not documented. Ziyao Wang obtained this stone in December 2018 and donated it to R. Bartoschewitz.

Physical characteristics: One brown heavy corroded stone grown together with hardened desert soil of 35 g

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown recrystallized matrix with well developed chondrules (0.4-2 mm, av. 0.6 mm), metal and sulphide completely oxidized, cracks show crystalls of sulphates and carbonates.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.94

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H~4, W6)

Specimens: 7.4 g on deposit at Kiel, 20 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Shanshan
Date:unknown
Latitude:~40°26'N
Longitude:~89°54'E
Mass (g):35
Pieces:1
Class:H~4
Weathering grade:W6
Magnetic suscept.:4.94
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):7.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:R. Bartoschewitz
Finder:Tailu Zhao
Comments: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::   (40° 26'N, 89° 54'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 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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