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Yanzhuang
Basic information Name: Yanzhuang
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1990
Country: China
Mass:help 3.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5281 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 72:
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Yanzhuang

Wengyan Co., Guangdong, China

Fell October 31, 1990, 09:45 Beijing time.

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H6)

After a sonic boom was heard three stones were recovered by farmers between houses of Yanzhuang village and from a forest path; weight 1.25, 0.115, 2.15 kg, total weight 3.5 kg. Classification, the meteorite shows thick black veins of molten material, Xie Xiande, Li Zhaohui, Wang Daode, Liu Jingfa, Hu Ruiying, Chen Ming, Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guangzhou Branch, Guangzhou, 510640, China, where also the main mass, thin sections and research material are located (Abstract, Meteoritical Soc. Meeting, Monterey, 1991). Analysis, olivine Fa18.6, pyroxene Fs16.35, total Fe 28.0, Xie Xiande. Information, Li Zhaohui and Xie Xiande, address as above.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 34'N, 114° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 34'N, 114° 10'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Guangdong, China
     This is 1 of 227 approved meteorites from China (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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