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Asuka 12057
Basic information Name: Asuka 12057
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 12057
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by NIPR (Japan)] and RBINS (Belgium)
Mass:help 4.46 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 23  (2014)  E
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  E-melt breccia
Recommended:  E-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as E-melt breccia.
Search for other: Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), Enstatite-rich meteorites, and Melted chondrites
Comments: Approved 5 Jun 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Date:2012
Mass (g):4.456
Pieces:1
Class:E-melt breccia
Weathering grade:A
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.6 (0.1-2.9)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi and H. Kojima, NIPR; L. Pittarello, RBINS; M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):4.456
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Melt breccia; 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)
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,23,1-16 (2014-06)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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