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Frontier Mountain 03008
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 03008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 03008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 4.67 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6303 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 10:
Date:28 Dec 2003
Latitude:72°57'04.0"S
Longitude:160°30'38.8"W
Mass (g):4.67
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.99
Classifier:M. Macrì, A. Maras and M. Serracino, Roma
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:br; veined; thin section, 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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 4"S, 160° 30' 39"E)

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