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Boxian meteorite, Xiaoyanzhuang, Qiaocheng District, Bozhou Prefecture, Anhui Province, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 49' 59'' North , 115° 49' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.83333,115.83333
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Type:LL3.9 chondrite
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate

LL3.9 Chondrite.
Fell October 20, 1977, about 120 km WSW of Huaibei.

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31 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Kuiren Wang (1986): Zhanghengite - a new mineral. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(3), 220-223.

Kuiren Wang (1987): Studies of opaque minerals in the Boxian meteorite from Boxian County, Anhui Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 7(2), 107-112.

Kuiren Wang and Junxin Wang (1987): Studies of transparent minerals in the Boxian meteorite, Anhui. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 7(3), 238-244.

Kuiren Wang (1987): A study of chondrules in the Boxian meteorite from Anhui Province, China. Geochimica 16(3).

Fan Guo, Ningjie Ge, and Xuanzhong Lu (1990): A study of the mineral inclusions in Boxian meteorite. Acta Petrologica Sinica 6(1), 30-36 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Kuiren Wang, Ji'an Hong, and Meyer, H.O.A. (1995): The first discovery of wadsleyite in China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 9-14.

Jones, R.H., McCubbin, F.M., Dreeland, L., Guan, Y., Burger, P.V. & Shearer, C.K. (2014) Phosphate minerals in LL chondrites: A record of the action of fluids during metamorphism on ordinary chondrite parent bodies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 132: pp. 120-140. (May 2014).

Lewis, J.A. & Jones, R.H. (2016) Phosphate and feldspar mineralogy of equilibrated L chondrites: The record of metasomatism during metamorphism in ordinary chondrite parent bodies: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 51(10): 1886. (Oct 2016).

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