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Frontier Mountain 09007
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 09007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 09007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 23.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 21 Apr 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 458:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:9 Dec 2009
Latitude:72°57.235'S
Longitude:160°27.367'E
Mass (g):23.4
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.9±0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±2
Classifier:M. D'Orazio, G. Paoli, DST-PI
Type spec mass (g):23.4
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:Meteorite recovered by L. Folco and P. Rochette during the XXV PNRA expedition.; submitted by L. Folco
Institutions
   and collections
DST-PI: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, Via S. Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 14"S, 160° 27' 22"E)

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