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Grove Mountains 053695
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 053695
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 053695
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 12.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 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 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 731:
Date:1/20/2006
Latitude:72°46'44"S
Longitude:75°18'49"E
Mass (g):12.08
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):5.4-21.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.1-32.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-3.1
Classifier:NU
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
NU: School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, #163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing 210023, China, China (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 46' 44"S, 75° 18' 49"E)

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