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Frontier Mountain 99036
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 99036
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 99036
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 6.1 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3-4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3/4
Recommended:  H3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites classified as H3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 149:
Latitude:72°59'17"S
Longitude:160°24'14"E
Mass (g):6.1
Pieces:1
Class:H3/4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18 (5-24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16 (7-21)
Classifier:R. Carampin, A. M. Fioretti, and G. Molin (UPad)
Institutions
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UPad: Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse-CNR, University di Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 17"S, 160° 24' 14"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 17"S, 160° 24' 14"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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