|Basic information||Name: Zhaodong|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1984
Mass: 42 kg
This is 1 of 1484 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 65:
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FALL OF THE ZHAODONG, CHINA, STONY METEORITE
Place of fall: Zhaodong County, Heilongjiang province, China.
Date of fall: October 25, 1984, 1505 hrs.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4). Olivine Fa24_4.
Number of individual
Total weight: 42 kg
Circumstances of fall: A fireball was seen travelling from SW to NE. The four fragments recovered weigh 25 kg, 14.5 kg, 1.6 kg and 0.8 kg respectively.
Source: D. Wang, Institute of Geochemistry, Academica Sinica, Guiyang, China; A.E. Rubin and J.T. Wasson, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA. The material is currently held at the Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica, Guiyang, China.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)|
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Heilongjiang, China
This is 1 of 227 approved meteorites from China (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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