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Lenghu 006
Basic information Name: Lenghu 006
     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 91.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 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 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Lenghu 006        38°41’56.38"N, 93°36’39.91"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Yongsheng Wang near Lenghu Town (Qinghai) in 2015.

Physical characteristics: Brown nearly round stone of 91.8 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) light-brown, recrystallized matrix, poorly developed chondrules, and melt veins. Metal and sulfide nearly completely oxidized.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.59

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W4)

Specimens: 19.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 14 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2015
Latitude:38°41'56.38"N
Longitude:93°36'39.91"E
Mass (g):91.8
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4,59
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):19.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Yongsheng Wang
Comments:working name WZ63; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 41' 56"N, 93° 36' 40"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 397 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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