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Yamato 791203
Basic information Name: Yamato 791203
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-791203
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 6.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Diogenite
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Diogenite
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-791203, 51-1: Diogenite (monomict diogenite typical types)

          Fragments of pyroxene are set in much comminuted grains of the same materials.  Rare large irregular shaped chromite grains are present in the matrix. A large fragment of single crystal pyroxene is present along an edge. Monomict diogenite. Pyroxene exsolution has not been observed.

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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)
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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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