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Belgica 9803
Basic information Name: Belgica 9803
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: B-9803
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1250 g
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Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3162 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1998
Mass (g):1249.65
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):28.0 (26.8-29.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.2 (22.0-24.2)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, NIPR. et al.
Type spec mass (g):1249.65
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
Institutions
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NIPR: Antarctic Meteorite Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research, 10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2013)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter: Vol 28, 1-25 (2021 October)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 41899 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)

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