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Asuka 881890
Basic information Name: Asuka 881890
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-881890
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 178.5 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 327 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Asuka 881890 (A 881890)

Antarctica

Find: 1988

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIIAB)

Petrography: Om

Geochemistry: Fe 91.2 wt%, Co 0.523 wt%, Ni 8.03 wt%, Ga 21.7 ppm, Ge 46 ppm, Ir 0.468 ppm, Au 1.26 ppm

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):178.5
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIIAB
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, et al., NIPR
Type spec mass (g):178.5
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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