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Loulan Yizhi 049
Basic information Name: Loulan Yizhi 049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: China
Mass:help 36.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 190 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 18 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Loulan Yizhi 049        40°01’16.70"N, 89°18’8.53"E

Xinjiang, China

Find: 2019 Mar 18

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Discovered by Aikeranmu Jiapaer in the desert near Dunlike, Xinjiang Province, on 2019 Mar 18. He sold the main mass to Xuefeng Yang.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) 13 gray-brown stones in the range from 36 g to 19.8 g and a total weight of 36.6 kg.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Gray porous matrix with indistinct chondrules and few small metal specks.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.22

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W4)

Specimens: 26.6 g on deposit at Kiel, Xuefeng Yang holds the main mass, and 137 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Xinjiang
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2019 Mar 18
Latitude:40°01'16.70"N
Longitude:89°18'8.53"E
Mass (g):36600
Pieces:13
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.22
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):26.6
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Xuefeng Yang
Finder:Aikeranmu Jiapaer
Comments:working name WZ183; 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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 1' 17"N, 89° 18' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 273 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 428 approved meteorites from China (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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