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Asuka 882112
Basic information Name: Asuka 882112
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-882112
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 4.52 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLL-an    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as Iron, IAB-sLL-an.
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 882112 (A 882112)

Antarctica

Find: 1988

Classification: Iron, IAB-sLL-an

Petrography: Om

Geochemistry: Fe 89.5 wt%, Co 0.48 wt%, Ni 9.59 wt%, Ga 55.1 ppm, Ge 165.6 ppm, Ir 0.676 ppm, Au 1.86 ppm

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):4.520
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sLL-an
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, et al., NIPR
Type spec mass (g):4.520
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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 43699 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)

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