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Yamato 981208
Basic information Name: Yamato 981208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-981208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 24.3 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 19  (2010)  LL3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  LL3
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 20  (2011)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 20 Jun 2010
Revised 26 May 2011: Corrected classification published in MN20
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Writeup from MN J20:
ERRATUM

Vol. 19 (2010)
The classification of LL3 for Y981208 was incorrect.  The correct classification is CV3
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 2
  Line 581:
Mass (g):24.32
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):3.6 (0.2-32.0)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6 (0.4-5.8)
Classifier:NIPR
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
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 : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,19, (2010-03)
Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,20,1-19 (2011-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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