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Frontier Mountain 09012
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 09012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 09012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 12.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Apr 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 462:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:9 Dec 2009
Latitude:72°57.160'S
Longitude:160°27.919'E
Mass (g):12.7
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:M. Macri', M. Serracino, A. Maras, DST-La Sapianza-Roma
Type spec mass (g):12.7
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:Meteorite recovered by L. Folco and P. Rochette during the XXV PNRA expedition. Breccia; submitted by L. Folco
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 27' 55"E)

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