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Asuka 881111
Basic information Name: Asuka 881111
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-881111
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 296 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Asuka 881111 (A 881111)

Antarctica

Find: 1988

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sLL)

Petrography: Om

Geochemistry: Fe 90.5 wt%, Co 0.486 wt%, Ni 8.17 wt%, Ga 63.7 ppm, Ge 259 ppm, Ir 2.83 ppm, Au 1.60 ppm

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):296.3
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sLL
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, et al., NIPR
Type spec mass (g):296.3
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter: Vol 28, 1-25 (2021 October)
Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 43699 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)

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