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Grove Mountains 051657
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 051657
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 051657
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 2.81 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (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 7 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 6
  Line 575:
Date:1/16/2006
Latitude:72°46'47"S
Longitude:75°19'47"E
Mass (g):2.81
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:IGGCAS
Type spec location: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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 46' 47"S, 75° 19' 47"E)

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