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Grove Mountains 050177
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050177
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050177
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 3.48 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  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)
Comments: Approved 5 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 433:
Date:7-Jan-2006
Latitude:72°57'47"S
Longitude:75°12'55"E
Mass (g):3.48
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0
Classifier:IGGCAS
Main mass:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
IGGCAS: 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. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 47"S, 75° 12' 55"E)

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