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Frontier Mountain 90044
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90044
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90044
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 10.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6539 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 3
  Line 14:
Mass (g):10.18
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Classifier:A. M. Fioretti (C.S.P.O.A.O. CNR, Padova, Italy), G.-M. Molin, G. Salviulo (University of Padova, Italy) and G. P. Sighinolfi (University of Modena, Italy)
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CNR: Instituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche, Sez. Di Padova, Corso Garibaldi 37, 35100 Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 29"S, 160° 29' 17"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.2 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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