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Frontier Mountain 90015
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90015
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991 or 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 11.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H4-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4-5
Recommended:  H4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites classified as H4-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 3
  Line 11:
Mass (g):11.74
Class:H4-5
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:A. Maras and M. Serracino (CSGIC-CNR, Rome, Italy) and G. R. Levi-Dona­ti (I.T.I.S. `A. Volta,' Perugia, Italy)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 19"S, 160° 26' 19"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.5 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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