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Grove Mountains 053492
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 053492
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 053492
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 240 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 703:
Date:1/18/2006
Latitude:72°46'3.0"S
Longitude:75°19'5.0"E
Mass (g):240
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:IGGCAS
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)
IGGCAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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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° 46' 3"S, 75° 19' 5"E)

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