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Yamato 002252
Basic information Name: Yamato 002252
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-002252
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1.63 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CR
Recommended:  CR    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as CR.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Aug 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2000
Mass (g):1.628
Pieces:1
Class:CR
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):3.8 (0.7-13.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9 (0.7-6.1)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, N. Imae, and H. Kojima, NIPR; M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):1.628
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
Institutions
   and collections
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)
Ibaraki: Department of Materials and Biological Sciences, Institute of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese/Belgian collection of Antarctic meteorites,25,1-25 (2016-08)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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