header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 11 Oct 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Frontier Mountain 90160
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90160
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90160
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 23.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  L(LL)4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB75
  Table 4
  Line 20:
Mass (g):23.32
Class:L(LL)4
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):26.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Catalogs:
Search for this meteorite in the Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide database (Siena, Italy):   
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 15"S, 160° 30' 13"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page