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Asuka 09478
Basic information Name: Asuka 09478
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 09478
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1.76 g
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Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 613 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2009
Mass (g):1.755
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):16.9 (8.1-22.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9 (13.0-19.1)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, NIPR. et al.
Type spec mass (g):1.755
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
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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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