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Frontier Mountain 97039
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 97039
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 97039
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 1.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10565 approved meteorites (plus 18 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:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 88:
Latitude:72°59'18"S
Longitude:160°24'25"E
Mass (g):1.3
Pieces:4
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:B. Anselmi, C. Ferraris and 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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 18"S, 160° 24' 25"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 18"S, 160° 24' 25"E)

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     This is 1 of 41594 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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