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Frontier Mountain 01079
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 01079
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 01079
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 0.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 2
  Line 61:
Latitude:72°57'09"S
Longitude:160°26'59"E
Mass (g):0.9
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:A. Burroni, C. Ferraris and L. Folco
Main mass: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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 9"S, 160° 26' 59"E)

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     This is 1 of 40773 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4570 unapproved names)
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