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Grove Mountains 020029
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020029
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 39.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 4
  Line 7:
Date:28 Dec 2002
Latitude:73°04'14"S
Longitude:75°15'56"E
Mass (g):39.6
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.4±0.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7±0.3
Classifier:B. Miao, Y. Lin, R. Lu and D. Wang, CAS
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CAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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     Recommended::   (73° 4' 14"S, 75° 15' 56"E)

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