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Grove Mountains 090806
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 090806
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 090806
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 3.22 g
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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 3 Jun 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:ice field
Date:2010 Jan 27
Latitude:72°53'29"S
Longitude:74°56'54.6"E
Mass (g):3.22
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.31±0.62 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.38±0.42 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.59±0.18 (n=7)
Classifier:B. Miao, Z. Xia, L. Xie, C.Zhang, H. Liu, Y. Wang, Y. Hu, K. Zhao, Z. Ban, J. Tong, Y. Zhong, GUT
Type spec mass (g):3.22
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:Submitted by Bingkui Miao
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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     Recommended::   (72° 53' 29"S, 74° 56' 55"E)

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