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Asuka 12408
Basic information Name: Asuka 12408
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 12408
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by NIPR (Japan)] and RBINS (Belgium)
Mass:help 10.2 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 26  (2018)  CM
Recommended:  CM    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites classified as CM.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Apr 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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Date:2012
Mass (g):10.216
Pieces:1
Class:CM
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):6.1 (0.3-38.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.1 (1.0-36.7)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, M. Kimura, and N. Imae, NIPR; L. Pittarello, VUB/RBINS; V. Debaille, ULB; S. Goderis and P. Claeys, VUB
Type spec mass (g):10.216
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)
RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium (institutional address; updated 27 Sep 2018)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese/Belgian collection of Antarctic meteorites, 26, 1-29 (2018 April)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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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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