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Frontier Mountain 03049
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 03049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 03049
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 8.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 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:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 50:
Date:29 Dec 2003
Latitude:72°57'08.0"S
Longitude:160°27'59.0"W
Mass (g):8.18
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):8.6-25.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-26
Magnetic suscept.:4.19
Classifier:A. M. Fioretti and R. Carampin, Pad
Main mass:MNA-SI
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 8"S, 160° 27' 59"E)

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