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Frontier Mountain 12004
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 12004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 12004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 10.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 6 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain
Date:18 Dec 2012
Latitude:72°57.141'S
Longitude:160°29.890'E
Mass (g):10.8
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.44
Classifier:L. Folco (DST-PI, UniPi)
Type spec mass (g):10.8
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:Recovered during the XXVIII PNRA expedition (2012-2013); submitted by Luigi Folco
Institutions
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DST-PI: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, Via S. Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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     Recommended::   (72° 57' 8"S, 160° 29' 53"E)

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