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Grove Mountains 050202
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 050202
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 050202
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 51.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 443:
Date:1/7/2006
Latitude:72°59'0"S
Longitude:75°15'8"E
Mass (g):51.2
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.7 (18.7-33.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17 (6.9-21.4)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7 (0.2-1.8)
Classifier:NAOC
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass: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)
NAOC: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 59' 0"S, 75° 15' 8"E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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