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Grove Mountains 052696
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 052696
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 052696
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 4.9 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 725:
Date:1/17/2006
Latitude:72°46'50"S
Longitude:75°18'22"E
Mass (g):4.9
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6
Classifier:NU
Type spec location:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
NU: School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, #163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing 210023, China, China (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (72° 46' 50"S, 75° 18' 22"E)

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