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Frontier Mountain 84001
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 84001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 84001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 942 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 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)
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Frontier Mountain 8401

Victoria Land, Antarctica

Found between December 1984 and January 1985

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6).

A single mass weighing 942 g was found, olivine Fa25.3. This is one of 34 meteorite specimens, all ordinary chondrites, that were found by a German field party during the 1984-85 field season in Antarctica, G. Delisle et al. (1985) Meteoritics 20, 635.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59'S, 160° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 18"S, 160° 28' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.6 km apart

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