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Grove Mountains 021756
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021756
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021756
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (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 7 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 6
  Line 154:
Date:1/20/2003
Latitude:72°47'05"S
Longitude:75°17'21"E
Mass (g):0.23
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):24.7 (24.3–25.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8 (19.2–21.8)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 (0.5–2.0)
Classifier:PMO
Type spec location:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (72° 47' 5"S, 75° 17' 21"E)

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