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Asuka 880761
Basic information Name: Asuka 880761
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-880761
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 65.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 218 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MN J11(1):

A-880761

The section shows a fine-grained granulitic texture, composed of pyroxene and plagioclase (~30-50 μm in diameter) with minor amount of silica minerals, oxide minerals and troilite. This rock is texturally similar to A881388, and is a eucrite.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table A2
  Line 132:
Mass (g):65.44
Class:Euc
Weathering grade:A
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites / Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,11(1),1-49 (2002-10)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 50'S, 24° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (72°S, 26°E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 105.9 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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