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Grove Mountains 98003
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 98003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 98003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 282 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 3
  Line 3:
Latitude:72°49'16"S
Longitude:75°25'18"E
Mass (g):282.2
Pieces:1
Class:Iron
Weathering grade:W0
Comments:Finest octahedrite, kamacite bandwidth = 0.037 mm
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 49' 16"S, 75° 25' 18"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 49' 16"S, 75° 25' 18"E)

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