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Frontier Mountain 10092
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10092
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10092
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 2.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 1 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 501:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:12 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.788'S
Longitude:160°29.995'E
Mass (g):2.1
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.0 ± 0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.3 ± 5.3
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8 ± 0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.78
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):1.32
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (MNA-SI)
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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     Recommended::   (72° 57' 47"S, 160° 30' 0"E)

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