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Frontier Mountain 03070
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 03070
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 03070
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 0.46 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 70:
Date:3 Jan 2004
Latitude:72°59'40.3"S
Longitude:160°23'59.7"W
Mass (g):0.46
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):7-22
Ferrosilite (mol%):5-22
Magnetic suscept.:4.88
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI; magnetic classification, P. Rochette, CEREGE and L. Folco MNA-SI according to Rochette et al. (2003)
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   and collections
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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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 40"S, 160° 24' 0"E)

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