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A09317 Chondrites Info

Name: Asuka 09317 Country: Antarctica Date: 2009 Mass (g): 208 Class: Ureilite Collected jointly by: NIPR (Japan) and RBINS (Belgium) Ureilite: Ureilites are a major group of primitive achondrites. They are carbon-bearing ultramafic rocks, which contain interstitial carbon as graphite or microdiamonds. Their origin (parent body) remains unknown.


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