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Asuka 12326
Basic information Name: Asuka 12326
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A 12326
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by NIPR (Japan)] and RBINS (Belgium)
Mass:help 6.42 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L4
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 26  (2018)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Aug 2016
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:
Accidentally omitted from Meteorite Newsletter 25. Reprinted in MN 26.
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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Date:2012
Mass (g):6416.8
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):24.9 (23.4-27.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1 (19.8-23.1)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, N. Imae, and H. Kojima, NIPR; M. Kimura, Ibaraki; L. Pittarello, RBINS/VUB; P. Claeys, VUB; V. Debaille, ULB
Type spec mass (g):6416.8
Type spec location:NIPR,RBINS
Main mass:NIPR,RBINS
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)
RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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)
ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium (institutional address; updated 27 Sep 2018)
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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese/Belgian collection of Antarctic meteorites, 26, 1-29 (2018 April)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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