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Yamato 982171
Basic information Name: Yamato 982171
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-982171
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 9 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 20  (2011)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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 26 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1998
Mass (g):8.99
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):26.7 (24.8-33.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1 (15.4-29.8)
Classifier:H. Kojima and N. Imae
Type spec mass (g):8.99
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Clean glass
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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 ,20,1-19 (2011-03)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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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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