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Grove Mountains 050020
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 2.16 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 679 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 26 Feb 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 404:
Date:2-Jan-2006
Latitude:73°06'24"S
Longitude:75°10'23"E
Mass (g):2.16
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.4 (13.3-36.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.4 (3.9-8.8)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4 (0.2-0.8)
Classifier:NAOC
Main mass:PRIC
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
NAOC: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (73° 6' 24"S, 75° 10' 23"E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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