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Asuka 9042
Basic information Name: Asuka 9042
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-9042
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 20.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 590 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 2 Mar 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1990
Mass (g):20.245
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):20.4 (18.2-24.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5 (7.0-21.6)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, S. Ozawa and H. Kojima, NIPR; M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):20.245
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
Institutions
   and collections
NIPR: Antarctic Meteorite Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research, 10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2013)
Ibaraki: Department of Materials and Biological Sciences, Institute of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites/Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites,24,1-20 (2015-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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