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Grove Mountains 130295
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 130295
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 130295
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 2 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 795 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Jan 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Grove Mountains 130295 (GRV 130295)        72°46’21"S, 75°20’2"E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Jan 31

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: A variety of types is present in the sample, olivine and pyroxene have variable composition. The shock veins is clearly visible. The texture and variable mineral compositions are those of type 3, and the amount of metal suggests L group, hence the meteorite is classified L3.

Specimens: The main mass and one thin section are on deposit at PRIC.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:ice field
Date:2014 Jan 31
Latitude:72°46'21"S
Longitude:75°20'2"E
Mass (g):2.00
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.48±2.09 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.80±3.18 (n=10)
Classifier:Z. Xia,B. Miao, L. Xie, G. Chen, X. Jia, X. Guo, X. Wang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):2.00
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:MBK 094 (appears in Chinese literature); submitted by Bingkui Miao
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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 46' 21"S, 75° 20' 2"E)

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     This is 1 of 43699 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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