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Frontier Mountain 90172
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90172
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90172
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 65.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 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:
  MB77
  Table 4
  Line 9:
Mass (g):65.86
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):25.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7
Classifier:R. Hutchison and E. Grant, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 24"S, 160° 26' 19"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.3 km apart

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