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Frontier Mountain 10044
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10044
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10044
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 15.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 485:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:12 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.851'S
Longitude:160°30.644'E
Mass (g):15.2
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.4 ± 0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):14. ± 3.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Magnetic suscept.:5.11
Classifier:I. De Leo, G. Capitani, UNIMIB
Type spec mass (g):5.49; 6.03
Type spec location:MNA-SI, KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (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)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
UNIMIB: Dip. di Scienze Geologiche e Geotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1 - 20126, Milano, 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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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 51"S, 160° 30' 39"E)

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