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Frontier Mountain 99031
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 99031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 99031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 202 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 144:
Latitude:72°57'45"S
Longitude:160°34'03"E
Mass (g):201.6
Pieces:3
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21 (1-28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17 (4-49)
Classifier:R. Carampin, A. M. Fioretti, and G. Molin (UPad)
Institutions
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UPad: Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse-CNR, University di Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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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° 57' 45"S, 160° 34' 3"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 45"S, 160° 34' 3"E)

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