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Frontier Mountain 95048
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 95048
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 95048
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 3.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 2
  Line 20:
Latitude:72°57.50'S
Longitude:160°30.19'E
Mass (g):3.5
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):31.5 (23.2-34.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9 (3.0-20.0)
Classifier:J. C. Bridges, R. Hutchison, M. J. Genge and M. M. Grady (NHM)
Type spec location:A. Sexton, OU
Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 57' 30"S, 160° 30' 11"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 30"S, 160° 30' 11"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.6 m apart

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