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Grove Mountains 090863
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 090863
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 090863
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Ice Field
Date:2010 Jan 29
Latitude:72°46'43.9"S
Longitude:75°18'52.1"E
Mass (g):210.41
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.0±0.1 (n = 11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2±0.3 (n = 11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (n = 11)
Classifier:B. Miao, H. Chen, Z. Xia, L. Xie, J. Yao, GUT
Type spec mass (g):210.41
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° 46' 44"S, 75° 18' 52"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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