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Grove Mountains 021562
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021562
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021562
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 4.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 84:
Date:1/14/2003
Latitude:72°56'07"S
Longitude:75°19'00"E
Mass (g):4.4
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:BeiAP
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
BeiAP: Beijing Astronomical Planetarium, Beijing, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (72° 56' 7"S, 75° 19' 0"E)

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