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Frontier Mountain 99001
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 99001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 99001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 222 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  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:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 115:
Latitude:72°57'39"S
Longitude:160°19'08"E
Mass (g):221.5
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:B. Anselmi, C. Ferraris and L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Comments:br
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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° 57' 39"S, 160° 19' 8"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 39"S, 160° 19' 8"E)

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