Q's..ARN's History of Meteorites
 1996,2006 Astronomical Research Network       

Qingzhen....................................26'32' N., 106'28' E.
Yongle, Qingzhen County, Guizhou, China
Fell 1976, September 13, 1640  hrs
Stone.  Enstatite chondrite (E3).
A bright fireball was seen over western Guizhou (Kweichow)
province travelling from SW. to NE.  Between September 15 and 31 a 
search resulted in the recovery of two stones, of total weight 2.6kg. 
Analysis, 31.65 % total iron .

Quarat al Hanish............................25'9' N.,  25'35' E.
Egypt
Found 1979, June 25
Iron.  Octahedrite, fine (0.4mm) (IIICD-ANOM).
A single mass of 593g was found in the eastern Libyan desert, in the 
area of the occurrence of the Libyan desert glass.
Analysis, 12.8 %Ni, 17.2 ppm.Ga, 29.7 ppm.Ge, 0.86 ppm.Ir .

Quartz Mountain.............................37'12' N., 116'42' W.
Nye County, Nevada, U.S.A.
Found 1935
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (1.1mm) (IIIA).
A mass of 4832 grams was found.
Analysis, 7.85 %Ni, 18.6 ppm.Ga, 36 ppm.Ge, 4.2 ppm.Ir.
Kamacite shocked to epsilon structure .

Qued Mya 001................................30'16.98' N,  03'57.20'E
near El Golea, Algeria
Found 1991
Stone , ordinary chondrite  (H6)
A mass of 90 g was found .

Quedlinburg.................................51'47' N., 11'8' E.
Halle, Germany
Fell 1249, July 26
Doubtful..
A shower of stones is said to have fallen at several places  in
the district of Ballenstidt and Blankenburg, but the evidence of
meteoritic nature is not conclusive.

Queen's Mercy...............................30'7' S., 28'42' E.
Matatiele, Griqualand East, Cape Province, South Africa
Fell 1925, April 30, 2000 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6), veined.
After detonations and appearance of a bright light, three stones (at 
least) fell.  One measuring about 18 X 12 X 9 in. at Queen's Mercy, 
about 20 miles from Matatiele, where it was broken up by the natives.  
A smaller stone of 950 grams, about 15 miles from Matatiele, and a 
small fractured stone of 315 grams found near the large one .

Quenggouk...................................17'46' N., 95'11' E.
Bassein district, Burma
Fell 1857, December 27, 0230 hrs
 Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).
After appearance of fireball, and detonations, three stones of 2291, 
1909.5, 1844.5 grams respectively were seen to fall.
Analysis, 27.98 % total iron.  Fine structure, pyroxenes .

Queretaro...................................20'38' N., 100'23' W.
Near Queretaro City, Queretaro, Mexico
Found 1971
Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)
A complete very weathered stone weighing 11 pounds was found
as a number of fragments which fitted together .
Two miles N of Queretaro City. 

Quesa.......................................39'0' N., 0'40' W.
Enguera, Valencia, Spain
Fell 1898, August 1, 2100 hrs
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (0.7mm) (IRANOM).
After appearance of fireball and detonations, a mass of about 10.75kg 
was found.  Analysis, 11.04 %Ni, 37.3 ppm.Ga, 101 ppm.Ge, 0.08 
ppm. Ir.

Quija.......................................44'37'N,  126'08'E
Near Cha Lu Kou,Dehui County, Jilin, China
Fell 1990 March 20, 12:40 hr
Stone , chondrite (H)
The fall was observered by local farmers.  After a sound like an 
airplane, it fell about 200m N of them on frozen soil in a paddy field.  
One mass was broken up by farmers leaving one piece of 15kg and 
many fragments totaling 2.45kg.  The main mass is mow at the Jilin 
Natural History Museum.

Quijingue...................................10'45' S., 39'13' W.
Bahia, Brazil
Found ~1984
Pallasite
A 59kg meteorite was found ~ 1 meter underground by a farmer digging holes
to plant tres. It was given by the farmer's son to a miner, Aparecido Crespi.
who had the object identified.
Analysis olivine,70% vol,Ni content of metal 7.5%
Main Mass A. Crespi of San Paulo , Brazil.

Quincay.....................................46'36' N., 0'15' E.
Vienne, France
Fell 1851, summer
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
Nothing appears to have been published on the fall of this stone.   An 
xenolithic chondrite, with moderately recrystallised clasts containing 
feldspar, and distinct from Vouille .

Quinn Canyon................................38'5' N., 115'32' W.
Nye County, Nevada, U.S.A.
Found 1908
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (1.1mm) (IIIA).
A mass of 1450kg was found 90 miles east of Tonopah.  It is
possibly part of the Nevada meteor of 1894 (February 1, 2200hrs). Too 
weathered to be a recent fall, includes Tonopah. 
Analysis, 8.40 %Ni, 20.9  ppm.Ga,  41.5 ppm.Ge, 0.58 ppm.Ir .