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Asuka 881818
Basic information Name: Asuka 881818
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-881818
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 39.2 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  Iron, IIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIE.   [show all]
Search for other: IIE irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Asuka 881818 (A 881818)

Antarctica

Find: 1988

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIE)

Petrography: Troilite rich

Geochemistry: Fe 89.4 wt%, Co 0.498 wt%, Ni 9.82 wt%, Ga 19.7 ppm, Ge 55.5 ppm, Ir 4.19 ppm, Au 1.41 ppm

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):39.24
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIE
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, et al., NIPR
Type spec mass (g):39.24
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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