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Yamato 981303
Basic information Name: Yamato 981303
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-981303
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 43.9 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 19  (2010)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 20 Jun 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 2
  Line 624:
Mass (g):43.89
Class:L3
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):23.9 (13.9-26.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.5 (2.0-23.0)
Classifier:NIPR
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
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 : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,19, (2010-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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