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Grove Mountains 99008
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 99008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 99008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 1.94 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  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:
  MB86
  Table 1
  Line 8:
Date:6 Feb 2000
Mass (g):1.94
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.1
Classifier:Y. Lin and B. Miao (GIG), K. Tao, Y. Jun and X. Liu (IGG), H. Wang and C. Lin (NU), and J. Liu and Y. Zhou (NAOC)
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)
GIG: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
IGG: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
NAOC: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012, China (institutional address)
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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (73° 5'S, 75° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (73° 5'S, 75° 12'E)

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