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Loulan Yizhi 011
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: China
Mass:help 167.7 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 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 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Loulan Yizhi 011        40°21’47.84"N, 89°41’17.75"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: Nov 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from the finder Tailu Zhao (Shanshan County, Xinjiang) in Shanshan/Xinjiang in 2018. This meteorite was discovered in Nov. 2018.

Physical characteristics: brown irregular stone of 167.7 g

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown recrystallized matrix, with well-defined chondrules (0.4-2 mm, av. 1 mm), and nearly completely oxidized metal and sulfide. Vugs and cracks are mostly filled with iron-hydroxides and sulfates.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.76

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4, W5)

Specimens: 20.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 22 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:Nov 2018
Latitude:40°21'47.84"N
Longitude:89°41'17.75"E
Mass (g):167.7
Pieces:1
Class:L~4
Weathering grade:W5
Magnetic suscept.:4.76
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Tailu Zhao (Shanshan)
Comments:working name WZ79; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 21' 48"N, 89° 41' 18"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 370 approved meteorites from China (plus 17 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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