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Frontier Mountain 03057
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 03057
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 03057
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 61 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 58:
Date:29 Dec 2003
Latitude:72°57'09.9"S
Longitude:160°27'26.1"W
Mass (g):61
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.71
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI; magnetic classification, P. Rochette, CEREGE and L. Folco MNA-SI according to Rochette et al. (2003)
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 27' 26"E)

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