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Yamato 791207
Basic information Name: Yamato 791207
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-791207
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 4.14 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 398 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MN J7(1):

Y-791207, 51-1: Howardite

          Polymict breccia with diogenitic and eucritic components. Howardite similar to Y-791208. Among recognized fragments, there are pyroxene fragments with fine exsolution lamellae, shocked diogenitic clast, dark brown glassy clasts with fine white mineral fragments, and Mg-rich olivine. Some low-Ca pyroxenes are as Mg-rich as Fa10.

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References: Published in Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites / Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,7(1),1-94 (1998-06)
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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 40759 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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