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Yamato 980255
Basic information Name: Yamato 980255
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-980255
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 100.7 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 5 Mar 2008
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Writeup from MN J16:

Y-980255 
The section (,61-1) is a breccia composed of fine-grained basaltic clasts, granular clasts, dark-glassy clasts (up to 3 mm), fragments of pyroxene and plagioclase set in a clastic matrix. Basaltic clasts have dark mesostasis interstitially between pyroxene and plagioclase. Pyroxene compositions range from Wo6En58 to Wo7-20En34-35. The FeO/MnO ratios are ~30. Plagioclase compositions are An84-93Or0.2-0.9. This meteorite is a polymict eucrite.

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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,16, (2008-03)
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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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