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Asuka 880006
Basic information Name: Asuka 880006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: A-880006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1.86 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Unclassified
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Stone
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12189 approved meteorites (plus 7 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 26 Oct 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:1988
Mass (g):1.862
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):25.2 (24.5-26.0)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3 (20.6-23.6)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, NIPR. et al.
Type spec mass (g):1.862
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
Comments:Submitted by A. Yamaguchi
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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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