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Ganq 003
Basic information Name: Ganq 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: China
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 approved meteorites classified as L~5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Dec 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Ganq 003        37°39’35.17"N, 92°15’36.22"E

Qinghai, China

Find: 16 Sept 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Chen Wie (Haixi/Qinghai) in the desert close to Mangai county, Haixi, Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on 16 Sept 2015. Liu Binghan (Haixi/Qinghai) purchased the complete stone in 2018.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Black-brown stone of 2200 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown stainted recrystallized matrix with well-defined chondrules (0.4-2 mm, av. 0.7 mm).

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.82

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5, W3/4)

Specimens: 20.7 g on deposit at Kiel, Liu Binghan holds the main mass, 138 g with Wang Ziyao, and 106 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Qinghai
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:16 Sept 2015
Latitude:37°39'35.17"N
Longitude:92°15'36.22"E
Mass (g):2200
Pieces:1
Class:L~5
Weathering grade:W3/4
Magnetic suscept.:4.82
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Liu Binghan
Finder:Chen Wie (Haixi, Qinghai)
Comments:working name WZ12; 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° 39' 35"N, 92° 15' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Qinghai, China
     This is 1 of 371 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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