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Frontier Mountain 10105
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10105
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10105
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 4.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11283 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Jan 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 508:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:15 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.258'S
Longitude:160°25.714'E
Mass (g):4.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):22.4 ± 0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8 ± 1.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1 ± 0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):2.97
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 15"S, 160° 25' 43"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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