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Frontier Mountain 90130
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90130
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90130
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 15.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H3-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 4
  Line 47:
Mass (g):15.52
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):type 3: 3-20; type 5: 19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):type 3: 16-20; type 5: 17.6
Classifier:P. A. Bland (The Open University) and L. Folco (University of Siena)
Main mass:Specimens and thin sections are held at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK
Comments:br
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 18"S, 160° 28' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.1 km apart

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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