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Yamato 791189
Basic information Name: Yamato 791189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-791189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 6.2 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Diogenite
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Diogenite-B
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 465 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MN J7(1):

Y-791189, 51-1: Diogenite (B)

          Large brecciated lithic clasts are penetrated by glassy veins including small angular pyroxene fragments. Shocked plagioclase fragments are rare but present in the matrix. Blebby augite are rarely found in pyroxene in a large lithic clast. A few pyroxene crystals show partly darkened texture. Similar to Y-75032.

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References: Published in Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites / Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,7(1),1-94 (1998-06)
Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)

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     This is 1 of 40773 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4570 unapproved names)
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