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Nanbaxian 001
Basic information Name: Nanbaxian 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 3.78 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as L~4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Nov 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Nanbaxian 001        37°59’2.07"N, 94°18’6.72"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 07 June 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) On June 7, 2016, the farmer Xu Zhong (Huzhu/Qinghai) and his colleges discovered a strange rock while they were on a desert walk about 0.5 km WNW of Nanbaxian village, Dachaidan Town, Qinghai province. Wang Ziyao purchased the complete stone in 2018.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang and R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Reddish-brown, heavily fractured, irregular rock of 3784 g without fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Brown-stained, microcrystalline matrix with well developed chondrules (0.2-2 mm) and few metallic specks.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.83

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4, W3)

Specimens: 22.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 103.5 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:07 June 2016
Latitude:37°59'2.07"N
Longitude:94°18'6.72"E
Mass (g):3784
Pieces:1
Class:L~4
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.83
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:Xu Zhong
Comments:working name WZ09; 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:
     Recommended::   (37° 59' 2"N, 94° 18' 7"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 345 approved meteorites from China (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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