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Grove Mountains 021498
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021498
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021498
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.63 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (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 7 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 6
  Line 105:
Date:1/13/2003
Latitude:72°56'29"S
Longitude:75°18'02"E
Mass (g):0.63
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.1 (16.8–24.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6 14.2–20.3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:GUT
Type spec location: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)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 56' 29"S, 75° 18' 2"E)

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