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Asuka 87020
Basic information Name: Asuka 87020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-87020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 31.1 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Published in Meteorite Newsletter 10(1) (2001), NIPR, Tokyo
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 50'S, 24° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (72°S, 26°E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 105.9 km apart

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