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Grove Mountains 020005
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 89:

Grove Mountains 020005

Antarctica

Found 2002

Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

The stone weighs only 0.38 g, and has an irregular shape partially covered by brownish-black fusion crust. Classification and mineralogy (NU): Chondrules are small (0.1 - 0.5 mm in diameter), and less abundant than the opaque matrix (chondrule/matrix ratio of ~35/65). Aqueous alteration products are abundant. Accessory minerals are sulfide and metallic Fe-Ni (<1 vol%). A few of Ca-Al-rich inclusions were found. Shock stage is S1; weathering grade is W1.

Data from:
  MB89
  Table 4
  Line 1:
Date:25 Dec 2002
Latitude:73°05'51"S
Longitude:75°12'17"E
Mass (g):0.4
Class:CM2
Classifier:H. Wang, Y. Liang, R. Wang, J. Ji, W. Zhang and X. Chen, NU
Institutions
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NU: School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, #163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing 210023, China, China (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (73° 5' 51"S, 75° 12' 17"E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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