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Grove Mountains 090481
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 090481
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 090481
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 23.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1707 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Nov 2016
Revised 15 Apr 2017: Corrected longitude
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Ice field
Date:23 Jan 2010
Latitude:72°46'43.9"S
Longitude:75°18'52.1
Mass (g):23.79
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.54±0.42 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.89±0.6 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.79±0.24 (n=12)
Classifier:B. Miao, Z. Xia, L. Xie, C.Zhang, L. Huang, J. Zhu, Y. Xue, Y. Hu, GUT
Type spec mass (g):23.79
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:Submitted by Bingkui Miao
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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     Recommended::   (72° 46' 44"S, 75° 18' 52"E)

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