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Frontier Mountain 10062
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 0.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 13 Jan 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 487:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:15 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.030'S
Longitude:160°27.816'E
Mass (g):0.6
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.29
Classifier:C. Ventura Bordenca, A. Maras, M. SErracino, URoma, IGAG
Type spec mass (g):0.21
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
URoma: Museo di Mineralogia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” Piazzale Aldo Moro,5 I-00185 ROMA, Italy (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
IGAG: L'Istituto di Geologia Ambientale e Geoingegneria, Montelibretti, Via Salaria Km 29,300, Monterotondo (RM), Italy (institutional address; updated 13 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 2"S, 160° 27' 49"E)

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