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Yamato 980433
Basic information Name: Yamato 980433
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-980433
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1498 g
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Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 513 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Oct 2005
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Writeup from MN J13(1):

Yamato 980433

Mg-rich eucrite

The PTS (11-1) consists of coarse-grained low-Ca pyroxene and plagioclase (up to 5 mm) with minor amount of opaque minerals.  The low-Ca pyroxene contains lamellae and blebs of augite (~30 microns thick).  This meteorite is shocked: pyroxene and plagioclase show mosaic extinction and there are shock melt veins.  Compositions of low-Ca pyroxene cluster around Wo2Fs47-51.  Plagioclase composition is An87-91.  This meteorite is a Mg-rich eucrite, and paired with Y980318.

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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites/Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites,13(1),1-24 (2005-10)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40849 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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