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Korla 001
Basic information Name: Korla 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: China
Mass:help 253 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 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Korla 001        41°33’55.04"N, 86° 41’41.39"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 19. Mar 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by the geologist Wang Rongqing (Changji/Xinjiang) during field work in the Korla area on 19 Mar 2016.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Black-brown stone of 253 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown and dark-gray, recrystallized matrix, with poorly defined chondrules (0.2-1.3 mm, av. 0.5 mm) and irregular tiny metal specks (av. 0.1 mm).

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.90

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W4)

Specimens: 20.1 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 28 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:19. Mar 2016
Latitude:41°33'55.04"N
Longitude:86° 41'41.39"E
Mass (g):253
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.90
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang and Rongqing Wang
Finder:Rongqing Wang, Shaohui Li, Jianming Zhu
Comments:working name WZ45; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 33' 55"N, 86° 41' 41"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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