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Yamato 980912
Basic information Name: Yamato 980912
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-980912
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1.05 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 27  (2020)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 708 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 26 Mar 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1998
Mass (g):1.046
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):16.2 (3.3-35.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1 (2.4-38.1)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, M. Kimura, and N. Imae, NIPR
Type spec mass (g):1.046
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
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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: Japanese/Belgian collection of Antarctic meteorites, 27, 1-19 (2020 March)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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