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Frontier Mountain 90198
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90198
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90198
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990 or 1991
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 0.93 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 419 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 3:
Date:10 Jan 1991
Latitude:72°59'27"S
Longitude:160°32'27"W
Mass (g):0.93
Pieces:1
Class:Euc
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):32
Ferrosilite (mol%):36
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI; magnetic classification, P. Rochette, CEREGE and L. Folco MNA-SI according to Rochette et al. (2003)
Comments:br
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 32' 27"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.4 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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