Chinese Witness Fall
Item: 201.1 Dimensions: 126 x 105 x 7 mm Weight: 210.4 g
Partial/complete: Partial slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: China
Region: Hebei
Fell: 1986, July 31, 11hrs
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: H6
Total known weight: ~50kg

Detonations were heard and a single mass weighing about 50kg was later recovered, olivine Fa19.6, Met. Bull. 66, Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p.173. See also, D.Wang et al., Geochimica, 1989, (no.2), p.222. Noble gas data, exposure age, O.Eugster et al., LPSC, 1989, 20, p.272 (abs.). Major and trace element composition, Y.Chen et al., Meteoritics, 1989, 24, p.258 (abs.). Analysis of olivine and kamacite, A.E.Rubin, GCA, 1990, 54, p.1219. Noble gas isotopic abundances, cosmic-ray exposure age, 40.9