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Yamato 793605 Meteorite


[This spot reserved for a photo of the Yamato 793605 meteorite]

Meteorite: Yamato 793605
Location: Yamato Mountains, Antarctica
Fell: 1979
Type: Shergottite (SNC)

This meteorite was recovered by the Japanese near the Yamato Mountains in Antarctica. However, it wasn't until September 1995 that the Japanese geochemists identified Yamato 793605 as a Mars meteorite.

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