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Hami 008
Basic information Name: Hami 008
     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 589 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L~6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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:

Hami 008        42°27’51.71"N, 93°13’68.47"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 16 Nov 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) The meteorite was discovered by Zijian Wang 45 km SW of Hami city, Xinjiang province on 16 Nov 2016. Three fragments were discovered within a distance of 1.2 m.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Three brown heavy fractured irregular fragments of 475 g, 75.4 g, and 39 g, in total 589.4 g.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown stainted recrystallized matrix with poor defined chondrules (0.6-1.2 mm, av. 0.8 mm)

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.79

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 21.7 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 64 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:16 Nov 2016
Latitude:42°27'51.71"N
Longitude:93°13'68.47"E
Mass (g):589.4
Pieces:3
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.79
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:Zijian Wang (Urumqi, Xinjiang)
Comments:working name WZ15; 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, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (42° 27' 52"N, 93° 14' 8"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 260 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 407 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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