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Yamato 980266
Basic information Name: Yamato 980266
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-980266
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1.42 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L6
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 26  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Apr 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1998
Mass (g):1.421
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):25.7 (24.5-28.9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6 (21.0-22.1)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, M. Kimura, and N. Imae, NIPR; L. Pittarello, VUB/RBINS; V. Debaille, ULB; S. Goderis and P. Claeys, VUB
Type spec mass (g):1.421
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
Institutions
   and collections
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)
RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium (institutional address; updated 27 Sep 2018)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese/Belgian collection of Antarctic meteorites, 26, 1-29 (2018 April)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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