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Asuka 87030
Basic information Name: Asuka 87030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-87030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 3.25 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 793 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1987
Mass (g):3.254
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):25.1 (20.9-27.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3 (10.0-22.9)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, NIPR. et al.
Type spec mass (g):3.254
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)
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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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