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Frontier Mountain 90006
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 18.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L(LL)3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3
Recommended:  L/LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 3
  Line 4:
Mass (g):18.26
Class:L(LL)3
Fayalite (mol%):0.0-56.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6-6.2
Classifier:A. Maras and M. Serracino (CSGIC-CNR, Rome, Italy) and G. R. Levi-Dona­ti (I.T.I.S. `A. Volta,' Perugia, Italy)
Comments:Shocked
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 58' 23"S, 160° 29' 4"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.1 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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