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Grove Mountains 090052
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 090052
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 090052
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 71.3 g
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  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 4 Sep 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Ice Field
Date:2010 Jan 8
Latitude:72°46'46.3"S
Longitude:75°18'59.5"E
Mass (g):71.33
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.1±0.5 (n = 7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7±1.0 (n = 10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.2 (n = 10)
Classifier:B. Miao, H. Chen, Z. Xia, C. Zhang, W. Ni, T. Zhang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):71.33
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:Submitted by Bingkui Miao
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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     Recommended::   (72° 46' 46"S, 75° 19' 0"E)

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