Yamato 983931 Meteorite

Yamato 983931 Meteorite Quick Facts

  • Name: Yamato 983931
  • Year Discovered: 1998
  • Approximate Recovery Location: Antarctica
  • Precise Recovery Location: (0.0, 0.0)
  • Mass: 8.12 grams
  • Classification: H/L4
  • Discovery Type: Found
  • Condition: Valid

More Details About the Yamato 983931 Meteorite

The Yamato 983931 meteorite was discovered in 1998. It was recovered in Antarctica (0.0, 0.0). It has a mass of 8.12 grams.

Yamato 983931 is considered a “Valid” meteorite. “Valid” meteorites are typical meteorites with average weathering, while “relict” meteorites are those that have been extremely altered, either due to weathering over time or human intervention.

Yamato 983931’s official classification is H/L4. The” H/L4″ classification represents a rare type of meteorite, with the Haxtun meteorite serving as an example of this category. Chondrites, in general, are stony meteorites that have preserved their primitive, unaltered composition and formed from the accretion of dust and small grains in the early solar system.

The Yamato 983931 meteorite is a “Found” meteorite. Meteorites are classified as “falls” if they were observed falling and recovered, while “finds” are those discovered later, often weathered by longer exposure to Earth’s environment and without a record of being seen as they fell.

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Last Updated: 1/18/24

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