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Grove Mountains 130552
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 130552
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 130552
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 1.34 g
Classification
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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 130552 (GRV 130552)        72°46’58"S, 75°18’13"E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Jan 24

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: Chondrules are very sharply defined, suggesting a type-3 classification. Chondrule types include porphyritic and cryptocrystalline textures. Olivine grains exhibit sharp optical extinction, indicative of shock stage S2. SEM observations show that the metal/sulfide are up to 30 vol%, indicate this meteorite belongs to H group.

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

Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:ice field
Date:2014 Jan 24
Latitude:72°46'58"S
Longitude:75°18'13"E
Mass (g):1.34
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20±2.58 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2±3.73 (n=14)
Classifier:Z. Xia,B. Miao, L. Xie, G. Chen, X. Jia, X. Guo, X. Wang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):1.34
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:YX 123 (appears in Chinese literature); submitted by Bingkui Miao
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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:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 46' 58"S, 75° 18' 13"E)

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