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Yamato 981988
Basic information Name: Yamato 981988
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-981988
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 11.4 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 20  (2011)  Lodranite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Lodranite
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2011
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Writeup from MN J20:
Y981988
Lodranite

The section shows a granular texture composed of olivine, pyroxene, Fe-metal and troilite. Grain sizes are typically 0.6-0.8 mm, but several large grains occur (up to 6 mm). Some pyroxene grains have very thin closely-spaced lamellae. Mineral compositions are olivine: Fa6.1-8.7, pyroxene:Wo2.1-4.0Fs6.9-9.6; plagioclase An12.8-16.3.
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1998
Mass (g):11.37
Pieces:1
Class:Lodranite
Fayalite (mol%):7.9 (6.1-8.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.7 (6.9-9.6)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi
Type spec mass (g):11.37
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
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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 : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,20,1-19 (2011-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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