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Erenhot
Basic information Name: Erenhot
     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 117.9 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as H~6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 May 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Erenhot        ~43°40’N, ~112° 0’E

Nei Mongol, China

Find: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Guijun Miao discovered this meteorite among many terrestrial rocks and archaeological objects on a sales table of a stone merchant in Erenhot in Aug. 2018. The merchant did not remember where he found that stone exactly, but he collected it in the steppe, southeast of Erenhot.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) brown stone of 117.9 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) dark gray, recrystallized, porous matrix with indistinct chondrules, little metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.90

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W3)

Specimens: 21.1 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang and Guijun Miao holds the main mass, and 17 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nei Mongol
Origin or pseudonym:Steppe
Place of purchase:Erenhot, Inner Mongolia
Date:2018
Latitude:~43°40'N
Longitude:~112° 0'E
Mass (g):117.9
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.90
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang and Guijun Miao
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ156; 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (43° 40'N, 112° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Nei Mongol, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 403 approved meteorites from China (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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