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Loulan Yizhi 012
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 012
     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 13.1 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 012        ~40°26’N, ~89°36’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: Nov 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4)

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

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Small brown-black stone of 13.1 g.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown, recrystallized matrix, with well-defined gray and white chondrules (0.3-1.5 mm, av. 0.6 mm), and completely oxidized metal and sulfide

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~4, W5)

Specimens: 2.8 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 3 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:Nov 2018
Latitude:~40°26'N
Longitude:~89°36'E
Mass (g):13.1
Pieces:1
Class:L~4
Weathering grade:W5
Magnetic suscept.:4.12
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):2.8
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Tailu Zhao and Dongfang Deng
Comments:working name LY#1, probable paired with LY#2; 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° 26'N, 89° 36'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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