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Grove Mountains 091482
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 091482
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 091482
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 4.66 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 654 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Jan 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Grove Mountains 091482 (GRV 091482)        72°59’1.2"S, 75°14’51.6"E

Antarctica

Find: 2010 Jan 31

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: The section shows a closely-packed chondrules (0.1-3 mm diameter) and irregular crystalline aggregates with interstitial metal/sulfide and a relatively small amount of matrix. A considerable variety of chondrules is present, with many porphyritic chondrules; other types include cryptocrystalline chondrules, as well as a few barred olivine chondrules.

Specimens: The main mass and one thin section are on deposit at PRIC.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:Debris Belt n° 1
Date:2010 Jan 31
Latitude:72°59'1.2"S
Longitude:75°14'51.6"E
Mass (g):4.66
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±1.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.4±4.1 (n=5)
Classifier:Z. Xia,B. Miao, L. Xie, G. Chen, X. Jia, X. Guo, X. Wang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):4.66
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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 1"S, 75° 14' 52"E)

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     This is 1 of 43331 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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