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Yamato 791187
Basic information Name: Yamato 791187
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Y-791187
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Antarctica [Collected by National Institute of Polar Research, Japan]
Mass:help 24 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Diogenite
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  Diogenite-B
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MN J7(1):

Y-791187, 51-1: Diogenite (B)

          Angular fragments of shocked pyroxene are set in a dark brown glassy matrix with fine fragments of pyroxene and rare plagioclase. One pyroxene crystal shows fine exsolution texture. Plagioclase grains are rare and show undulatory extinction. One lithic clast consists of these pyroxene crystals. Similar to Y-75032-type diogenite.

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References: Published in Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites / Meteorites news : Japanese collection of Antarctic meteorites ,7(1),1-94 (1998-06)
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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 41899 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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