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Grove Mountains 090306
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 090306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 090306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 67.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Ice Field
Date:2010 Jan 14
Latitude:72°56'4.2"S
Longitude:75°19'1.3"E
Mass (g):67.19
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.0±9.4 (n = 18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.8±5.6 (n = 35)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4±3.0 (n = 35)
Classifier:B. Miao, H. Chen, Z. Xia, L. Xie, J. Yao, GUT
Type spec mass (g):67.19
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:Submitted by Bingkui Miao
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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 56' 4"S, 75° 19' 1"E)

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