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Xinjiang 010
Basic information Name: Xinjiang 010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: China
Mass:help 71.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as LL~6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Nov 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Xinjiang 010

Xinjiang, China

Purchased: 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Wang Ziyao from an ornamental stone dealer in Hami/Xinjiang in 2013. He reportet that he got this stone from another ornamental stone dealer, and that it was found in the desert of Xinjiang.

Physical characteristics: (Wang Ziyao) Black stone of 71.5 g with fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (1.0-1.6 mm, av. 1.0 mm)and irregular metal and sulphide specks.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.37

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6, W3)

Specimens: 15.6 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 15 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Hami, Xinjiang
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):71.5
Pieces:1
Class:LL~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.37
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):15.6
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ21; 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, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 229 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 366 approved meteorites from China (plus 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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