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Frontier Mountain 84036
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 84036
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 84036
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 13.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 3
  Line 2:
Mass (g):13.24
Class:H3
Fayalite (mol%):18.0, PMD 27.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3, PMD 11.4
Classifier:P. P. Sipiera (with Y. Kawacki) , Schmitt Meteorite Research Group, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067, USA.
Type spec location:research material, P. P. Sipiera, Schmitt Meteorite Research Group, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067, USA
Main mass:Robert R. Brooks, Dept. of Soil Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Finder:Gary Ball while serving with the GANOVEX IV expedition
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59'S, 160° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 18"S, 160° 28' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.6 km apart

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