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Frontier Mountain 90070
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90070
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90070
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 27 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 4
  Line 2:
Mass (g):26.98
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):26.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Classifier:A. M. Fioretti (C.S.P.O.A.O. CNR, Padova), G.-M. Molin, G. Salviulo (University of Padova) and G. P. Sighinolfi (University of Modena). Specimens and thin sections are held at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK
Institutions
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CNR: Instituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche, Sez. Di Padova, Corso Garibaldi 37, 35100 Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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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' 16"S, 160° 30' 8"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.8 km apart

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