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Loulan Yizhi 037
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 037
     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 7.8 kg
Classification
  history:
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 21 Sep 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Loulan Yizhi 037        ~40°21’N, ~89°41’E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2018 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Dongfang Deng (Shanshan County, Xinjiang) in Shanshan/Xinjiang in 2019. This meteorite was discovered by Dongfang Deng in the Loulan Yizhi dense collection area in Nov 2018.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) light-gray stone of 7.8 kg, without fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) gray recrystallized matrix with indistinct chondrules (av. 0.8 mm), metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.91

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 25.3 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 147 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2018 Nov
Latitude:~40°21'N
Longitude:~89°41'E
Mass (g):7800
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.91
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):25.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:Dongfang Deng
Comments:working name WZ144; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 21'N, 89° 41'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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