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Yamato 793274 Lunar meteorite (Y-793274), Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts), Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land), Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 71° 30' South , 35° 40' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -71.50000,35.66667
Other regions containing this locality:Antarctic Meteorites
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Class:Basaltic and anorthositic Lunar meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class: Lunar (bas/anor)
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Origin locality:The Moon
Köppen climate type:EF : Ice cap climate

9 g stone. Regolith breccia composed of both feldspathic highlands rock fragments and mafic volcanic material.

Yamato 981031, a 186 g stone from the same fall.

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- Lindstrom M. M. et al. (1991): Geochemistry of Yamato-82192, -86032 and -793274 lunar meteorites. Proc. NIPR Symp. Antarct. Meteorites 4, 12-32. Nat. Inst. Polar Res., Tokyo.
- Arai T., Ishi T., and Otsuki M. (2002) A new lunar meteorite Yamato 981031: A possible link between two lunar meteorite source craters (abstract), In Antarctic Meteorites XXVII, 4-6, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo

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