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Frontier Mountain 03027
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 03027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 03027
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 3
  Line 28:
Date:28 Dec 2003
Latitude:72°57'09.9"S
Longitude:160°29'53.5"W
Mass (g):5
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):12.0-27.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.9-26
Magnetic suscept.:4.64
Classifier:A. M. Fioretti and R. Carampin, Pad
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:br; thin section, MNA-SI
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 10"S, 160° 29' 53"E)

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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