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Grosvenor Mountains 17009
Basic information Name: Grosvenor Mountains 17009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRO 17009
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 44.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 43(1)  (2020)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 709 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2020
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Writeup from AMN 43(1):






Data from:
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Date:2017
Latitude:-85.9196
Longitude:174.39
Mass (g):44.56
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):6-23
Ferrosilite (mol%):3-24
Magnetic suscept.:4.39
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):44.56
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 43(1) (2020), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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     Recommended::   (85° 55' 11"S, 174° 23' 24"E)

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