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Frontier Mountain 90039
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90039
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90039
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 8.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 5
  Line 26:
Mass (g):8.78
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):23.4-31.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.0-21.2
Classifier:R. Hutchison (Natural History Museum, London), S. J. B. Reed (Cambridge University) and P. Bland (The Open University, Milton Keynes)
Main mass:EUROMET
Finder:EUROMET team of four, supported by Italy and its Terra Nova base
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   and collections
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 14"S, 160° 30' 14"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.9 km apart

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