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Nogata meteorite, Nogata, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 43' 30'' North , 130° 45' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.72500,130.75000
GeoHash:G#: wvuzz73nr
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:L6 chondrite meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:L6
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


L6 meteorite, fell May 19, 861.

One of the oldest reported falls.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1); Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1); Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1); Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x
'L6 chondrite meteorite'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Database
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., & Okada, A. (1980). Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1); Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Chlorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
L6 chondrite meteorite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Iron-Fe
'L6 chondrite meteorite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
PPhosphorus
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3188757
Mesozoic-Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980).
Shima, M., Yabuki, H., Murayama, S., and Okada, A. (1980) Petrography, mineralogy and chemical composition on the chondrite Nogata, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, oldest observed fall in the world. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (Vol. 412, p. 1).
Shima, M., Murayama, S., Okada, A., Yabuki, H., and Takaoka, N. (1980) Description, chemical composition and noble gases of the chondrite Nogata. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 18, 2, 87-102; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1983.tb00580.x

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