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Grove Mountains 050189
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 22 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 617 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)
Comments: Approved 5 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 437:
Date:7-Jan-2006
Latitude:72°58'30"S
Longitude:75°16'12"E
Mass (g):22.02
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.6 (0.7-31.0)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.5 (0.6-17.7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:IGGCAS
Main mass:PRIC
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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     Recommended::   (72° 58' 30"S, 75° 16' 12"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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