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Frontier Mountain 93012
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 93012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 93012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 20 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 24:
Latitude:72°57'11"S
Longitude:160°31'47"E
Mass (g):19.95
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:R. Carampin, A. M. Fioretti, and G. Molin (UPad)
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UPad: Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse-CNR, University di Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 57' 11"S, 160° 31' 47"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 11"S, 160° 31' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 m apart

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