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Yamato 790006
Basic information Name: Yamato 790006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-790006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 29.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 349 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MN J6(1):

Y-790006, 80-2: Eucrite

         Angular, nearly complete with black shiny fusion crust. Several portions broken. Polymict eucrite. This PTS is a polymict HED breccia with lithic clasts and mineral fragments set in a more comminuted matrix. Lithic types include dark devitrified glass, with often phenocrysts of skeletal pyroxenes, fine grained variolitic clasts, and subophitic eucritic clasts with dark mesostasis-rich basalts. Mineral fragments include single pyroxene fragments, inverted pigeonite with coarse exsolution lamellae and Juvinas-type pyroxene with fine exsolution lamellae.

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References: Published in Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,6(1),1-47 (1996-03)
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Antarctica
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)

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     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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