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Alatage Mountain 046
Basic information Name: Alatage Mountain 046
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AM 046
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: China
Mass:help 54 kg
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Jan 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Date:2017 May 4
Latitude:41°52'49.00"N
Longitude:92°23'29.30"E
Mass (g):54000
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):26.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:Peng H. and Zhang S., IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):100
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Yang Qingkui
Finder:Yang Qingkui
Comments:Submitted by Li Shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 52' 49"N, 92° 23' 29"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 234 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 371 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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