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Frontier Mountain 10003
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 2.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 1 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 476:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:8 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.161'S
Longitude:160°28.928'E
Mass (g):2.9
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.0 ± 3.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5 ± 1.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4 ± 1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.78
Classifier:J. Nava, G. Capitani, UNIMIB
Type spec mass (g):2.24
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
UNIMIB: Dip. di Scienze Geologiche e Geotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1 - 20126, Milano, Italy (institutional address; updated 13 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 28' 56"E)

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