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Grove Mountains 050018
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050018
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050018
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 414:
Date:1/2/2006
Latitude:73°6.0'51"S
Longitude:75°9.0'55"E
Mass (g):0.69
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.2 (0.7-36.9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.7 (2.3-22.7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:IGGCAS
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (73° 6' 51"S, 75° 9' 55"E)

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