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Frontier Mountain 95040
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 95040
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 95040
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 8.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 2
  Line 15:
Latitude:72°57.16'S
Longitude:160°33.21'E
Mass (g):8.4
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2-3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Classifier:J. C. Bridges, R. Hutchison, M. J. Genge and M. M. Grady (NHM)
Type spec location:A. Sexton, OU
Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 33' 13"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 33' 13"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 12.8 m apart

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