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Yamato 982280
Basic information Name: Yamato 982280
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-982280
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 74.5 g
Classification
  history:
NIPR Newsletter:  MN 20  (2011)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2011
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Writeup from MN J20:
Y982280
Ureilite

The section shows a coarse aggregate (up to ~5 mm) of olivine and pyroxene with dark materials occurring interstitially. Olivine grains are surrounded by dark rim (~30-50 μm thick). Elongated black phases (graphite?) (100-300 μm long) occur along grain boundaries and in some mafic grains. Olivine compositions are Fa14.3-22.3.
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Date:1998
Mass (g):74.53
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):21.4 (14.3-22.3)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi
Type spec mass (g):74.53
Type spec location:NIPR
Main mass:NIPR
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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 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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