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Grove Mountains 053644
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 053644
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 053644
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 5.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  Metal
Recommended:  H-metal    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H-metal.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Metal-rich meteorites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 577:
Date:19-Jan-2006
Latitude:72°47'09"S
Longitude:75°16'29"E
Mass (g):5.44
Pieces:1
Class:Metal
Fayalite (mol%):19.2-19.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7-19.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.7
Classifier:IGGCAS
Main mass:PRIC
Comments:Probably from H group, but kamacite with slightly higher Co (0.67–0.80 wt%); Footnote definition from J. Zipfel and erratum in MB94:
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 47' 9"S, 75° 16' 29"E)

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