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Asuka 880611
Basic information Name: Asuka 880611
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-880611
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1846 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 26  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Apr 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):1846.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):25.5 (24.3-27.6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7 (19.7-24.3)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, M. Kimura, and N. Imae, NIPR; L. Pittarello, VUB/RBINS; V. Debaille, ULB; S. Goderis and P. Claeys, VUB
Type spec mass (g):1846.4
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Shock vein; 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)
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. 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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