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Frontier Mountain 12008
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 12008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 12008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 25.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 31 May 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain
Date:18 Dec 2012
Latitude:72°57.145'S
Longitude:160°30.219'E
Mass (g):25.6
Pieces:2
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.2±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7±2.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.0
Magnetic suscept.:4.45
Classifier:L. Folco (DST-PI, UniPi)
Type spec mass (g):25.6
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:Recovered during the XXVIII PNRA expedition (2012-2013); submitted by Luigi 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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 9"S, 160° 30' 13"E)

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