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Yamato 000749
Basic information Name: Yamato 000749
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-000749
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 1283 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (nakhlite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Nakhlite
Recommended:  Martian (nakhlite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as Martian (nakhlite).   [show all]
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Writeup from MN J10(2):

Sample Name: Yamato 000749

Location: JARE IV Nunataks

Dimensions (cm): 11 x 10 x 9

Weight (g): 1283

Weathering: B

Fracturing: B

Meteorite Type: Nakhlite

Pairing: Yamato 000593

 

Macroscopic description

This is pyramidal in shape. Two faces are broken surface. 40% of the surface is covered shiny black fusion crust. Exposed interior shows medium-grained granular texture and is dark green in color.

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References: Published in Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites /Meteorite newsletter : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,10(2),1-9 (2001-12)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (71° 30'S, 35° 40'E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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