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Lunar Meteorite

Yamato 793274 & 981031
(paired stones)

Yamato Mountains, Antarctica

 

Yamato 793274

(photo credit: Takeda et al., 1991)

 

Lab samples of Yamato 981031

(photo credit: NIPR)

 

Sawn face of Yamato 981031. Click on image for enlargement.

(photo credit: Randy Korotev)

 


Lab samples of Yamato 981031

(photo credit: Randy Korotev)

 

More Information

Meteoritical Bulletin Database

Yamato 793274 | 981031

Map: NIPR Location Map

 

References

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Prepared by
: Randy L. Korotev
 
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis

Please don't contact me about the meteorite you think you've found until you read this and this.


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Last revised: 28-June-2017