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Yamato 790114
Basic information Name: Yamato 790114
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-790114
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 23.9 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-pmict
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 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-790114, 81-1: Eucrite

         Blocky small stone with scattered fusion crusts. This breccia is dominated by large fragments of single subophitic eucrites with dark mesostasis, but very small fragments of a dark vitric clast with pyroxene phenocrysts and pyroxene fragments of fine exsolution lamellae on (001) are also present. Large pyroxene phenocrysts in a clast have fractures filled with fayalite, and lath-shaped plagioclase in crystals contain thin core of pyroxene. These features are same as those of the pristine eucrites, Y-75011, 84.

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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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Coordinates:
     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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