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Asuka 09551
Basic information Name: Asuka 09551
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 09551
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by NIPR (Japan)] and RBINS (Belgium)
Mass:help 2.31 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 26  (2018)  CO
Recommended:  CO    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as CO.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Apr 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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Date:2009
Mass (g):2.306
Pieces:1
Class:CO
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):13.9 (0.2-54.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.0 (0.7-29.4)
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):2.306
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)
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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, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38180 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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