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Asuka 87263
Basic information Name: Asuka 87263
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-87263
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 147.6 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLH    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLH.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Asuka 87263 (A 87263)

Antarctica

Find: 1988

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sLH)

Petrography: D

Geochemistry: Fe 76.4 wt%, Co 0.666 wt%, Ni 21.87 wt%, Ga 2.3 ppm, Ge 2.4 ppm, Ir 0.068 ppm, Au 1.86 ppm

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):147.6
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sLH
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, et al., NIPR
Type spec mass (g):147.6
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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