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Grove Mountains 050005
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 1.15 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 403:
Date:1/2/2006
Latitude:73°06'50"S
Longitude:75°10'18"E
Mass (g):1.15
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:GUT
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)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (73° 6' 50"S, 75° 10' 18"E)

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