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Jinchang 001
Basic information Name: Jinchang 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: China
Mass:help 813 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 approved meteorites classified as H~6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Dec 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Jinchang 001        38°24’45.56"N, 102° 2’48.71"E

Gansu, China

Find: 22 Aug 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Wang Ziyao in a Gobi desert area of Yongchang county, 15 km SW of Jinchang city, Gansu province, on Aug. 22, 2015.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang and R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Black-brown stone of 813 g with rusty fusion crust with adhering sand grains.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Brown-stained, recrystallized matrix with poorly defined chondrules and irregular metal and sulfide specks up to 0.6 mm

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.27

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W2)

Specimens: 20.5g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 114.8 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gansu
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:22 Aug 2015
Latitude:38°24'45.56"N
Longitude:102° 2'48.71"E
Mass (g):813
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:5.27
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):24.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:Wang Ziyao
Comments:working name WZ05; 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, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 24' 46"N, 102° 2' 49"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Gansu, China
     This is 1 of 380 approved meteorites from China (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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