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Frontier Mountain 12016
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 12016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 12016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 4.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6303 approved meteorites (plus 5 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 6 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain
Date:21 Dec 2012
Latitude:72°57.119'S
Longitude:160°31.341'E
Mass (g):4.6
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18 ± 0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8 ± 0.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 ± 0.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.10
Classifier:Jacopo Nava, Federica Ficini, Thaìs Palma, Sara Bianca (DST-PI-UniPi)
Type spec mass (g):4.6
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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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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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 57' 7"S, 160° 31' 20"E)

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     This is 1 of 41594 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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