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Mount Yirtkuq Bulak 001
Basic information Name: Mount Yirtkuq Bulak 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MYB 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: China
Mass:help 540 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 24 Nov 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Mount Yirtkuq Bulak 001 (MYB 001)        41°26’20.91"N, 90°42’25.67"E

XinJiang, China

Find: 01 May 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) The meteorite was discovered by Xu Jianjiang (Hami/Xinjiang), one of four meteorite hunters, in the Gobi Desert about 100 km N of Lop Nur, near the Paergang pass in Shanshan county, Tulufan city, Xinjiang province on May 1, 2015.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang and R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Dark-brown stone of 540 g, partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Brown-stained, recrystallized porous matrix with poorly developed chondrules (0.3-2 mm) and few irregular metal specks.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.30

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W3)

Specimens: 22.4 g on deposit at Kiel, Xu Jianjiang (Hami/Xinjiang) holds the main mass, 80 g with Wang Ziyao, and 63.4 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:XinJiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:01 May 2015
Latitude:41°26'20.91"N
Longitude:90°42'25.67"E
Mass (g):540
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:5.30
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Xu Jianjiang
Finder:Xu Jianjiang
Comments:working name WZ11; 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::   (41° 26' 21"N, 90° 42' 26"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 244 approved meteorites from XinJiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 385 approved meteorites from China (plus 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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