Alatage meteorite, Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.), Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 19' 59'' North , 93° 0' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||42.33333,93.00000|
|Non-native locality type:||Meteorite|
|Meteorite Class:||IIIAB iron meteorite|
|Meteoritical Society Class:||Iron, IIIAB|
|Metbull:||View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
Iron meteorite (IIIA) weighing 37.5 kg, discovered in April 1959.
4 valid minerals.
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Bartoschewitz, R., and Spettel, B. (2001): The Alatage meteorite, China. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 36, A237-A239.