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Asuka 18002
Basic information Name: Asuka 18002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 18002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Turkish Antarctic Expedition]
Mass:help 50.7 g
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jul 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:found on blue ice
Date:9 Jan 2019
Latitude:72°44.42280'S
Longitude:24°05.69940'E
Mass (g):50.68
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.2 (n=100)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1
Classifier:M. Zolensky, JSC, and M. Yesiltas, KLU
Type spec mass (g):48.88
Type spec location:KirkU
Main mass:KirkU
Finder:Mehmet Yesiltas
Comments:Submitted by Mehmet Yesiltas
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
KirkU: Dr. Mehmet Yesiltas Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences Office: Z10 Kirklareli University – Kayali Campus Kirklareli, Turkey 39100, Turkey (institutional address; updated 4 Jul 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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     Recommended::   (72° 44' 25"S, 24° 5' 42"E)

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