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Asuka 12170
Basic information Name: Asuka 12170
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 12170
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by NIPR (Japan)] and RBINS (Belgium)
Mass:help 7.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Aug 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2012
Mass (g):7.71
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):19.1 (18.1-22.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7 (14.3-19.4)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, N. Imae, and H. Kojima, NIPR; M. Kimura, Ibaraki; L. Pittarello, RBINS/VUB; P. Claeys, VUB; V. Debaille, ULB
Type spec mass (g):7.71
Type spec location:NIPR,RBINS
Main mass:NIPR,RBINS
Comments:Genomict breccia; 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)
Ibaraki: Department of Materials and Biological Sciences, Institute of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
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,25,1-25 (2016-08)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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