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Yamato 002540
Basic information Name: Yamato 002540
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-002540
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 17.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 2 Mar 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2000
Mass (g):17.497
Pieces:1
Class:CR
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):2.5 (0.9-11.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6 (1.1-5.5)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, S. Ozawa and H. Kojima, NIPR; M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):17.497
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)
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 collection of Antarctic meteorites/Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites,24,1-20 (2015-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/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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