header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 10 Jul 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Grove Mountains 055356
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 055356
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 055356
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 1.38 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  Metal
Recommended:  H-metal    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H-metal.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Metal-rich meteorites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 602:
Date:9-Jan-2006
Latitude:72°59'56"S
Longitude:75°11'14"E
Mass (g):1.38
Pieces:1
Class:Metal
Fayalite (mol%):18.7-21.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2-17.3
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6-1.2
Classifier:IGGCAS
Main mass:PRIC
Comments:Probably from H group, but kamacite with slightly higher Co (0.65–0.69 wt%).; Footnote definition from J. Zipfel and erratum in MB94:
Institutions
   and collections
PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
Search for this meteorite in the Chinese meteorite database (CHINARE):   
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 56"S, 75° 11' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page