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Yamato 791826
Basic information Name: Yamato 791826
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-791826
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 115.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
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 J9(1):

Y-791826, 52-1

The section shows a comminuted matrix of angular fragments of pyroxene and plagioclase (grains up to 1.6 mm). Most of the clasts are ophitic intergrowth of pyroxene and plagioclase, the plagioclase laths up to 0.5 mm long. Pyroxene compositions scatter from Ca4Fe23 to Ca46Fe58. Plagioclase compositions are An78-94. The meteorite is a polymict eucrite. (Similar to Y-82210).

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References: Published in Meteorite news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,9(1),1-58 (2000-06)
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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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