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Grove Mountains 021603
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021603
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021603
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 4.36 kg
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 4
  Line 42:
Date:17 Jan 2003
Latitude:72°49'22"S
Longitude:75°17'47"E
Mass (g):4360
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.6±3.5 (2.3-16.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.3±5.5 (2.1-24.1)
Classifier:B. Miao, Y. Lin, R. Lu and D. Wang, CAS
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CAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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     Recommended::   (72° 49' 22"S, 75° 17' 47"E)

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